Journalism to host panel on North Korea

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Journalism to host panel on North Korea

Andersen Hall
Andersen Hall

The College of Journalism and Mass Communication will host a panel discussion, Behind the Curtain: Why the Way We Talk about North Korea Matters, 3:30 to 5 p.m. April 25 in Andersen Hall, Room 15.

In the shadow of the planned meeting between leaders of North and South Korea on April 27 and talks of a United States and North Korea summit, the discussion is designed to foster greater understanding of the intricacies of international relations, foreign policy and the role of the media in furthering the dialogue about the nation.

Panelists include Jenna Gibson, director of communications, Korean Economic Institute; Alexander Goldberg, U.S. Department of State, Korea desk; and Haye-Ah Lee, reporter Yonhap News Agency.

The panel discussion is part of a larger Korea week, hosted by the college. Other activities during the week include lectures and presentations to classes in advertising and public relations, broadcasting and journalism and Taste of Korea, where students will get the opportunity to sample authentic Korean cuisine.

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