Cronkite Events

Join the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows for Cronkite Global Conversations, a series of discussions about media practices overseas and firsthand accounts from the front lines of journalism’s most dangerous frontiers.

Feb. 4, 2015
Noon - 1 p.m.

Cronkite Global Conversations

Decades after the Soviet Union’s collapse, Eastern Europe still experiences an identity crisis perpetuated by Reagan-era perceptions. Evaldas Labanauskas, a reporter and editor from Lithuania, Vlad Odobescu, an investigative journalist from Romania, and Armen Sargsyan, a TV and film producer from Armenia, discuss the post-Soviet experiences from their countries.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Room 444
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Feb. 18, 2015
Noon - 1 p.m.

Cronkite Global Conversations

In 1991, Estonia and Kazakhstan emerged from the shadow of the Soviet Union as two distinct nations. Krista Kull, a PR specialist from Estonia, and Sholpan Zhaksybaeva, executive director of the National Association of Broadcasters of Kazakhstan, compare how their countries’ governments impact journalism.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Room 444
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

March 4, 2015
Noon - 1 p.m.

Cronkite Global Conversations

The Ebola virus has seized the attention of international journalists. Omar Mohammed, a political risk analyst for africapractice in Tanzania, and Priscilla Quiah, a journalist from Liberia, discuss the socio-economic impact of Ebola and other important untold stories from the world’s second-largest continent.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Room 444
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

March 18, 2015
Noon - 1 p.m.

Cronkite Global Conversations

Headlines about crisis and tragedy saturate news coverage of developing nations. Tabu Butagira, a journalist from Uganda, Lila Ojha Dhakal, an editor from Nepal, and Intizar Khadim, a former communications director from Afghanistan, explore a spectrum of stories involving survival and hope.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Room 444
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004