Lecture by journalist Octavia Nasr
Gulbenkian Theatre, Beirut campus
Based on her remarkable experience, Nasr, a renowned journalist and LAU alumna, will speak about new media, their effect on traditional media, and the new dimensions they impose on issues such as freedom of speech, journalist participation in news making and standards of fairness and balance.
The lecture is held as part of The Institute for Media Training and Research’s Distinguished Journalist Series, and will be followed by a Q&A session.
About Octavia Nasr
Born and raised in Lebanon, Octavia Nasr lived in the United States for almost half of her life. Prior to establishing Bridges Media Consulting, she worked at CNN where she covered boiling stories in the Middle East. Events and issues she reported include the peace process, the September 11 attacks and their repercussions on the region, the hunt for Bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, the 2003 Iraq War, Lebanon’s July War in 2006, and the Iranian elections and ensuing protests in 2009. Read more about her.
Event organizer: The Institute for Media Training and Research at LAU