CANCELLED_Reporting from Israel: The US Elections, the Arab Spring and Journalism in the Digital Age

Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Aluf Benn, Editor-in-Chief, Haaretz Daily Newspaper
Presented by Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Institute of Israeli Law Ethics and Society at UC Berkeley, the Israel Center of the Jewish Community Federation, the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest.



Israeli journalist and author Aluf Benn on Israel – U.S. post-election relations, Israeli response to the Arab Spring and how journalism is changing in Israel. 

During his 23 years at Haaretz, Aluf Benn covered six Israeli prime ministers from Yitzhak Rabin through Binyamin Netanyahu and reported on Israeli-Arab wars and peace efforts since the Oslo Accords in 1993.  In his roles as diplomatic correspondent, chief news editor and opinion editor at the paper he has become an expert on the country’s leadership, foreign policy and national security. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, and The Guardian.