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Posts Tagged ‘Tom Hayden’

Armenian Journalist a Messenger of Weighty Global Conclusions

Tomorrow marks the release* of Kill the Messenger: The Media’s Role in the Fate of the World, a provocative new book by Armenian journalist and scholar Maria Armoudian (pictured). Along with being a doctoral candidate at USC, Armoudian hosts a KFPK radio program and freelances for major outlets.

Her Prometheus Books release takes an intricate look at the role played by the media in major international conflicts, with reporters sometimes helping (Ireland) and in other cases negatively fueling the rage and genocide (Rwanda, Bosnia). The five-part tome grew out of Armoudian’s research at USC.

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Youth Journalism Conference To Be Held At UCLA

.jpegCampus Progress and The Nation will be holding a youth journalism conference on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. At UCLA’s Ackerman Center.

Speakers include author/journalist Naomi Klein, syndicated-columnist Robert Scheer, author/activist Tom Hayden, Pulitzer winner Abigail Goldman and many others. Click this link to more info.