At the Columbia Journalism School in New York City, a discussion with three young journalists about the formative experience of covering the war in Iraq.
The Iraq war has shaped the everyday lives and experiences of an entire generation. For close to a decade it has been covered by news media across the globe but particularly uniquely by formidable young journalists who comprise "Generation Iraq". Please join us for a panel discussion with Magnum photographer Peter van Agtmael, VII photographer Ashley Gilbertson and New Yorker writer Sarah Stillman along with Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now and author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, as they discuss what it has meant to cover the war that has served as the unyielding backdrop of their lives.
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, World Room
116th Street & Broadway, 3rd floor
New York City
Peter van Agtmael, photographer, Magnum Photos; author of 2nd Tour Hope I Don't Die
Ashley Gilbertson, photographer, VII; author of Whiskey Tango Foxtrox
Sarah Stillman, writer, New Yorker, Washington Post, Slate
Amy Goodman, host, Democracy Now!; author of Breaking the Sound Barrier
Ali Adeeb al Naemi, former news editor, New York Times Baghdad bureau
Moderator: Bruce Shapiro, executive director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
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