Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Food Insecurity Event, 10/2

Friday, October 2, 2009 - 12:30pm EDT (GMT -0400)

Growing Peril: A multimedia presentation on global food insecurity

Friday, October 2 at 12:30 p.m.

Dean's Conference Room
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Please join us for an evening discussion of the mounting threats to the global food production system and the challenge of reporting them. Journalists will present new documentary footage, featuring reporting from Nigeria, India and East Africa.

Fred de Sam Lazaro, Project for Under-Told Stories, PBS/NewsHour special correspondent

Sharon Schmickle, MinnPost.com, Washington Post, International Affairs and Science

Jon Sawyer, Founder & Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, www.pulitzercenter.org

Presented by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and SIU Carbondale's School of Journalism, in partnership with the Project for Under-Told Stories