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2nd Arab Media Forum 2003 Programme

Arab Media Forum 2003


Tuesday, October 07, 2003 – Day 1

12:30 PM – 01:00 PMOpening speech

H.H Sheik Mohammed Crown Prince of Dubai
H. E Gerhard Schroeder German Chancellor
 Keynote speeches

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed AI Nahayan (Minister of Information and Culture)
Mr. Chris Cramer (Managing Director of CNN International)
01:00 PM – 02:00 PMLunch
02:15 PM – 03:30 PM
(Session 1)
Complicity? Responsibility? Liability? The Role of Journalists in Modern War
03:30 PM – 03:45 PMCoffee Break
03:45 PM – 05:00 PM
(Session 2)
Media: The Ultimate Weapon of Mass Destruction.
05:00 PM – 05:15 PMCoffee Break
05:15 PM – 06:15 PMRoundtable Discussions
08:30 PM – 12:00 AMGala Dinner (Burj AI Arab)

Wednesday, October 08, 2003 – Day 2

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
(Session 1)
Western Media Coverage
11:30 AM – 11:45 AMCoffee Break
11:45 AM – 01:15 PM
(Session 2)
Arab Media Coverage
01:15 PM – 02:15 PMLunch
02:15 PM – 03:45 PM
(Session 3)
Media Focus: Does the West still see the Arab world through a distorted eye? Does Arab media still view Western media with disappointment and mistrust? How far apart are the two viewpoints? How can they be reconciled?
03:45 PM – 04:00 PMCoffee Break
04:00 PM – 05:00 PMRoundtable Discussions
07:00 PM – 12:00 AMArab Journalism Awards Ceremony

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