Egypt Media Forum

The format of the forum will be one of dialogue, reflection and a considerate exchange of ideas. The program will include high-level panels on key issues from an Egyptian and international perspective followed by roundtable discussions on recommendations moderated by prominent global experts. The sessions will be conducted following the Chatham House Rule to encourage an open and constructive exchange.

Advancing Excellence in Egyptian Media:

A Transnational Dialogue on Media Professionalism, Ownership, and Regulation

October 1 – 3, 2014

Thursday, October 2nd:

Part 2 (11:15 – 12:00 PM): Panel – International Experiences

  • Panelists:
    • Michael Getler, Ombdusman at Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Former Ombudsman at the Washington Post
    • Charles Firestone, Executive Director of Aspen Institute’s Communications and Society Program
    • Courtney Radsch, Advocacy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
    • William Youmans, Professor of Media and Public Affairs, The George Washington University