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Los Angeles Press Club
A non-profit organization with
501(c)(3) status
Tax ID 01-0761875


4773 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90027
Phone: (323) 669-8081
Fax: (310) 464-3577
info@lapressclub.org
www.lapressclub.org


PRESS CLUB OFFICERS

President
Robert Kovacik
NBC4LA

Vice President
Patt Morrison
Los Angeles Times/KPCC

Treasurer
Anthony Palazzo
Bloomberg News

Secretary
Christina Villacorte
Los Angeles Daily News

Gloria Zuurveen
Pace News

Executive Director
Diana Ljungaeus
International Journalist

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BOARD MEMBERS

Barbara Gasser
International Journalist

Jahan Hassan
Ekush News

Gabriel Kahn
USC Innovation Lab

Fernando Mexia
Spanish EFE News Service

Tony Pierce
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Carolina Sarassa
MundoFox

Ben Sullivan
ScienceBlog.com

______________________ ADVISORY BOARD

Eli Broad
Founder, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation

Rick J. Caruso
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Caruso Affiliated

Madeline Di Nonno
Chief Executive Officer, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

David W. Fleming
Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP

Sherry Lansing
CEO, The Sherry Lansing Foundation

George E. Moss
Chairman, Moss Group

Constance L. Rice
Co-Director, Advancement Project

Hon. Richard J. Riordan
former Mayor of Los Angeles

Ramona Ripston
former Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California

Hon. Bill Rosendahl
former Councilmember, City of Los Angeles

Angelica Salas
Director, CHIRLA

Carol E. Schatz
President & CEO, Downtown Center Business Imrovement District

Gary L. Toebben
President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Matt Toledo
Publisher, Los Angeles Business Journal

Stuart Waldman ­
President, Valley Industry & Commerce Association


Reporting from the Danger Zone

Each year, dozens of journalists are killed while reporting from the danger zones, sometimes targeted to prevent the flow of important information from reaching the international community. Yet these brave men and women return to these hot spots, sometimes risking their lives to witness some of the darkest elements of the world and report back to their communities. Please join the Los Angeles Press Club and KPFK’s The Scholars’ Circle for a live discussion and broadcast taping.

What: Live discussion and broadcast on reporting from the danger zone with journalists and scholars who have taken great risks from some of the world’s most dangerous places to bring us the news.

When: Thursday, September 27, 7 PM

Where: The Los Angeles Press Club, Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA  90027

Who:

Terry McCarthy, Emmy Award and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning journalist, former ABC news and CBS News foreign correspondent, former Los Angeles bureau chief for Time Magazine. Currently President and CEO of the World Affairs Council.

Carol Williams, Senior International Affairs Writer, Los Angeles Times. Williams covered the Balkan wars, the Chechen wars, Afghanistan, including during the Soviet occupation in the 1980s, Iraq and the 2004 rebellion in Haiti.

Claudia Nunez, John S. Knight Journalism Fellow and Award Winning La Opinion Reporter, documenting human rights violations along the Mexican border.

Mark LeVine, Professor, UC Irvine, columnist, Al Jazeera, Author of Overthrowing Geography: Jaffa, Tel Aviv and the Struggle for Palestine, Why They Don’t Hate Us: Lifting the Veil on the Axis of Evil, An Impossible Peace: Oslo and the Burdens of History and Heavy Metal Islam: Rock, Resistance and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam

Moderator: Maria Armoudian, is the host of The Scholars’ Circle & the Insighters, heard on KPFK and ten other stations in the US, the author of Kill the Messenger: The Media’s Role in the Fate of the World and a fellow at USC.

Please RSVP at www.lapressclub.org.

Contact Maria Armoudian for more information. Armoudian@aol.com

 

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