The Deadline Club is proud to be one of the participating organizations of the Annual George Polk Seminar. This year the topic will be “A Revolution Betrayed: Covering Corruption and Human Rights in China,” arguably one of the toughest beats in our profession today. Panelists include the following winners of the 2012 George Polk Awards: David Barboza of The New York Times, Wenxin Fan of Bloomberg News and Holly Williams of CBS News. The moderator will be John Darnton, the curator of the awards. The Journalism Department of the Long Island University will host the panel in Brooklyn. Although this event on Wednesday, April 10 is free, reservations are required. The Center for Communication Inc. is co-hosting the event, with the other participating organizations including the Foreign Press Association, the Overseas Press Club of America and SAJA.

At a Glance

What:  Annual George Polk Seminar: Covering Corruption and Human Rights in China
When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Reception at 5:30 p.m, panel begins at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, Long Island University, located at DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension in Brooklyn.
RSVP: Reservations are required for this free event. Please call 516-299-3298 or e-mail jeanette.morales@liu.edu. For more information, go to the awards website.

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