The Media At War Conference

March 16 - 18, 2004

Understanding the U.S. Invasion and Occupation of Iraq



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Former UN weapons inspector Hans Blix, Christiane Amanpour of CNN, and Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV join 50 other journalists and foreign policy experts for three days of panels, lectures and discussions at the UC Berkeley campus.

Webcasts and Weblog

Archived webcasts of the Media at War conference are being placed online as quickly as possible - check the conference schedule page for details. Much of the conference also was covered on a weblog by Jim van Nostrand.


The media battleground
What lesson does the American media's coverage of the Iraq war hold for this year's presidential elections? For OpenDemocracy, Todd Gitlin goes to California, looking for answers.


Graduate School of Journalism
Human Rights Center
Office of the Chancellor
University of California, Berkeley


The Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism Training
The Commonwealth Club
San Francisco Chronicle
The World Affairs Council

With Support from

Office of the Chancellor
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The Open Society Institute
Barbro Osher, Consul General of Sweden
The Sandler Family Supporting Foundation
Guy Saperstein
Steve Silberstein

E-mail contacts:

Graduate School of Journalism

Human Rights Center

Conference Poster (PDF format)

Internet connectivity at the J-School