Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Debate on media coverage of terror
The Foundation for Media Professionals (FMP), New Delhi, is organising a two-hour debate on the media's coverage of terror, in the context of the recent Mumbai attacks. "Who is to blame for media hysteria on terror? Journalists or viewers? -Lessons from Mumbai seige" is the broad theme of the debate, being held on December 12 at the Press Club of India, Raisina Road, New Delhi, between 3 and 5 p.m. The speakers scheduled to speak include Julio Ribeiro, Mahesh Bhatt, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Dipankar Gupta, Vinod Mehta, Sayeed Naqvi, Rajdeep Sardesai, Deepak Chaurasia, Sanjay Pugalia, Madhu Trehan and others. The event is open to all concerned citizens.