The Status of Media Freedom in Ukraine and Russia

Thursday, March 29, 2007
7:30 pm
Room 1512, International Affairs Building

The Ukrainian Studies Program of Columbia University will host a talk with two award-winning journalists and foreign correspondents -- CHRYSTIA FREELAND and ANN COOPER -- titled:

"THE STATUS OF MEDIA FREEDOM IN UKRAINE AND RUSSIA"

Chrystia Freeland is US Managing Editor of the Financial Times, while Ann Cooper is Professor of Professional Practice and Coordinator of the Broadcast Program at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. 

They will discuss press conditions in Ukraine and the dire media situation in Russia, as well as media development efforts in the post-Soviet era.