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Asia-Europe Press Forum 2002

One Year Later... 9/11 Revisited: Challenges To Print Media

Project Period: Contact: Department: Programme: Theme:
08 Sep 02 - 10 Sep 02 Asia-Europe Foundation Public Affairs Asia-Europe Press Forum Culture



Venue:
Seoul (Korea)

OVERVIEW

This forum was held to evaluate the changing global environment -- as well as the media's role -- while providing a networking platform for journalists across Europe and Asia. Thirty-one journalists and publishers from leading news agencies participated in the forum, and they discussed the media's perspective on September 11 events and the subsequent US-led war on terror. Participants also had the opportunity to pay an official visit to South Korean President Kim Dae-jung at the Blue House and meet with two presidential candidates, Roh Moo-hyun and Chung Mong-joon, at the forum.

KEY PARTICIPATING PUBLICATIONS

- Asahi Shimbun, Japan

- Die Zeit, Germany

- Le Monde, France

- The Nation, Thailand

- Times, UK

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