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Mekong Media Forum

Hosted by Inter Press Service Asia Pacific

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Details

The Mekong Media Forum is a four-day event where journalists and participants will take stock of, debate and reflect on the media environment against the backdrop of rapid economic integration in the Mekong region.

The discussions at the Forum will highlight the diversity of local voices in the region’s media, and offer opportunities to learn skills from media experts and from one another’s experiences.

The Program of the Mekong Media Forum:

December 9, 2009 PROGRAMME

9:00 to 10:30 Plenary Session:Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Speech

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 to 12:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

12:30 to 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 to 15:30 Talk Show:Our Mekong: Views of the Region (Outside vs Inside Media)

15:30 to 16:00 Coffee/Tea Break

16:00 to 17:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

Evening Activity Cocktails -Book and DVD Launch

December 10, 2009 PROGRAMME

9:00 to 10:30 Plenary Session:Press Laws and Ethics

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 to 12:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

12:30 to 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 to 15:30 Talk Show:Mekong Censorship Menu

15:30 to 16:00 Coffee/Tea Break

16:00 to 17:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

December 11, 2009 PROGRAMME

9:00 to 10:30 Plenary Session:Gender in the Media and Gender Book Launch

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 to 12:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

12:30 to 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 to 15:30 Talk Show:Commercialization and Sustainability of the Media

15:30 to 16:00 Coffee/Tea Break

16:00 to 17:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

December 12, 2009 PROGRAMME

9:00 to 10:30 Plenary Session:Reporting in Conflict Situations

10:30 to 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break

11:00 to 12:30 (Parallel Sessions)

Issue – Discussion - Skills Building - Film/Photo Showing – Satellite Sessions

12:30 to 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 to 15:30 Talk Show:Reporting on the Other: How Media Promotes Perceptions,

Stereotypes

15:30 to 16:00 Coffee/Tea Break

16:00 to 17:30 Closing Session

Further information about the Mekong Media Forum please find on the official website.

The forum is organized by IPS Asia-Pacific, Probe Media Foundation Inc. and Imaging our Mekong.

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Venue

Chiang Mai, Thailand