Understanding how Palestine is represented in the media and inviting alternative approaches
Bethlehem Cultural Festival presents a moderated discussion exploring how the media is reporting the ongoing violence in Gaza. A panel of experienced journalists and analysts, including Palestinians and others with close knowledge of the region, offer insight on the challenges around reporting in and from Palestine, both in the context of past experiences and new reporting techniques. Audience Q&A will follow the discussion.
With speakers including Zena Agha, former US Policy Fellow for the Palestinian policy network Al-Shabaka; Chris Gunness, former chief spokesperson for UNRWA; Hind Hassan, award-winning journalist and correspondent for Vice News; Amjad Iraqi, editor and analyst for Al-Shabaka; Aroub Abdelhaq, correspondent for Al-Arabiya. The moderator is Matthew Teller, journalist and author of the recent acclaimed book Nine Quarters of Jerusalem.