FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND THE MEDIA
onsdag 19. september 2007 kl. 12:30 på Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus (HiOA)
W. JOSEPH CAMPBELL, professor of journalism, American University
ANDREA STONE, journalist, USA Today
In addition, BJØRN HANSEN (NRK), GERHARD HELSKOG (TV2), JAN ESPEN KRUSE (NRK), TORGEIR LARSEN (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and OLE MOEN (University of Oslo) will participate.
The theme is the media’s relationship with the government and the public in foreign affairs, with a special focus on the United States and Norway.
The conference is mainly aimed at students and journalist, but is open for everyone. The conference will be held in English.
Please join us at
Høgskolen i Oslo, Pilestredet 46, Auditorium Athene I, (entrance through the main reception)
Wednesday September 19th at 12.30 – 16.00.
W. Joseph Campbell
is a tenured associate professor at American University’s School of Communication. Campbell joined the AU faculty in 1997, after more than 20 years as a newspaper and wire service reporter for the Cleveland (Ohio ) Plain Dealer, the Hartford (Connecticut) Courant, and for the Associated Press — a career that took him on assignments across North America and to West Africa, Asia and Europe. He is the chair of the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Dr. Campbell earned his Ph.D. in mass communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1997. He has since written four books, the most recent of which was The Year That Defined American Journalism: 1897 and the Clash of Paradigms (Routledge, 2006). His second book; Yellow Journalism: Puncturing the Myths, Defining the Legacies (Praeger, 2001), challenged prominent myths of the yellow press period in the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. His research about the yellow press has won awards from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the American Journalism Historians Association.
Campbell has taught seventeen different courses in ten years at American University, including: Media Myth and Power (an honors colloquium), Foreign Policy and the Press, Seminar in Public Affairs, Advanced Reporting, In-Depth Reporting, Global Journalism, Contemporary Media in a Global Society, Censorship and Media, Understanding Mass Media, and Sports Journalism.
has been a reporter for USA TODAY (the largest newspaper in the U.S.) for the past 20 years. Her current assignment covers Congress, politics and foreign affairs. She has reported from 23 countries, including Israel, Afghanistan and Iraq. Until September 2002, she was the newspaper’s senior Pentagon correspondent, serving on the beat for 5 1/2 years and embedding with U.S. troops during the Kosovo war and in Afghanistan. Prior to joining USA TODAY from Gannett News Service, she was a reporter at newspapers in New York, Florida and Illinois. She has an M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York.
Ms. Stone has made several presentations throughout her career, on such topics as “Media and Diversity,” “Women in the Media,” “Women Journalists in War,” “ Covering Congress and Politics” and “Journalism as a Career.” She has made guest appearances on several television programs, including MSNBC and “The Washington Journal” and is a frequent participant on National Public Radio and other talk show radio programs.