Journalism in the Middle East: A Firsthand Perspective

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Reese Erlich reports regularly for CBC (Canada), ABC (Australia), Radio Deutche Welle (Germany) and for National Public Radio and major news publications. His articles have been published in The Nation, Mother Jones, The Progressive, San Francisco Magazine, California Monthly and California Lawyer, and he has worked as a consultant to National Geographic. Erlich’s book, Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn't Tell You (co-authored with Norman Solomon), was a 2003 best seller. His latest book The Iran Agenda: the Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Middle East Crisis, was published in October 2007. Erlich shared the prestigious 2006 Peabody award for the public radio series “Crossing East,” a history of Asians in the U.S. In 2004, Erlich’s radio special “Children of War: Fighting, Dying, Surviving” won a Clarion Award and two National Headliner Awards. In 2002 his radio documentary “The Russia Project,” hosted by Walter Cronkite, won the depth reporting prize for broadcast journalism awarded by the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.