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Baruch College Tackles "Crisis Reporting In A Volatile World"


NEW YORK, NY-February 17, 2015 - Presented by the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, “Crisis Reporting in a Volatile World” will feature a panel of experienced war correspondents and photographers who will discuss the importance of crisis reporting in our increasingly globalized society. The event, sponsored by Dollars & Sense, Baruch College’s award-winning, online student magazine published by the Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions, will be held on Tuesday, March 3 at 6 p.m. in the Newman Library Building, 151 East 25th Street, Room 750 Rackow Room and Lounge. This event is open to the public with a reception to be held prior to the discussion at 5:30 p.m.

The event will feature distinguished panelists Stephen Farrell, a reporter and videographer with The New York Times who has covered events in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere in the Middle East; Reem Makhoul, whose work at The Wall Street Journal uses Skype, Google Maps and other technologies to report on ISIS and Syria and who previously served as a Jerusalem-based videographer for The New York Times and Adrees Latif, a photographer for Reuters, who won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography for a photo taken during a street protest in Myanmar. A question-and-answer period will follow the panel discussion. For more information, please contact Professor Vera Haller at


WHAT:    “Crisis Reporting in a Volatile World”


WHEN:    Tuesday, March 3, 2015

                6:00 p.m.


WHERE:   Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus
                151 East 25th Street,
                Room 750, Rackow Room and Lounge



About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to



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