Written by Dwight Bachman
Willimantic, CT -- Journalist Dahr Jamail will speak on "Reinventing Journalism: Thoughts of an Unembedded Reporter in Iraq," at 1 p.m. on Sept. 21. in the Betty R. Tipton Room of Eastern Connecticut State University's
In advance of Jamail's talk, a screening of one of his films, "Eyewitness in
Dissatisfied with mainstream media coverage of the war in
Since 2003, Jamail has provided coverage of the Iraqi people and of
He reports to news organizations such as Inter Press Service and Le Monde Diplomatique; has appeared in and on numerous news media outlets, such as the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and National Public Radio ( NPR); and been a frequent guest on college radio stations across America, including UCONN's FM.91.7 WHUS.
Jamail has earned numerous awards for his independent work, including the prestigious 2008 Martha Gellhorn Award for Journalism, The Lannan Foundation Writing Residency Fellowship, the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage and Project Censored awards.
For more information about Jamail's lecture, contact Political Science Professor Helma de Vries at email@example.com or call (860) 465-5091.