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Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sharon Schmickle and Samuel Loewenberg Speak About Global Food Insecurity at UNC-Chapel Hill, 10/15

Event Date:

October 15, 2009 | 5:30 PM EDT
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The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presents "Hungry? Frontline on the Threats to the Global Food Supply" at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The event is sponsored by the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, the Center for International Business Education and Research, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and the Center for Global Initiatives. Three award-winning journalists - Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sharon Schmickle and Samuel Loewenberg - discuss the mounting threats to the global food supply and the challenges of reporting them. New documentary footage featuring reporting from Africa, Asia and Central America will be shown.

Thursday, Oct. 15
5:30 p.m., reception to follow
Nelson Mandela Auditorium
FedEx Global Education Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC-Chapel Hill is a member of the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium. Tracy Boyer of UNC-Chapel Hill was a 2009 Pulitzer Student Fellow who reported on malnutrition in Honduras.

Video from the Oct. 15 event may be viewed online (click the iTunes link)


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Food Security

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