Past Event

Journalism and Crisis

April 16, 2024
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Forum at Columbia University, 601 W. 125th St., New York, NY 10027

Three specialized panels exploring some of the most critical questions facing journalists and journalism today.

Co-organized by Columbia Global Centers | Paris, Le Monde in English and the Columbia Maison Française.

Free and Open to the Public

Reception to follow

Three specialized panels will discuss some of the most critical questions facing journalists and journalism today, particularly in an international context.

I. Ethical Responsibilities and Personal Risk

  • Saidu Tejan-Thomas, former host of the podcast Resistance and producer of the Peabody Award-winning podcast Uncivil
  • Sylvie Kauffmann, Le Monde foreign affairs columnist and former Editor-in-Chief
  • Habiba Nosheen, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Pakistani journalist and a filmmaker
  • Moderated by Lydia Polgreen, board member of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and an opinion columnist at The New York Times

II. Collaborating Across Borders

  • Laurent Richard, investigative journalist and founder of Forbidden Stories
  • Asia Balluffier, Le Monde head of visual investigations
  • Hoda Osman, Executive Editor of Arab reporters for investigative journalism (ARIJ)
  • Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize winner and CEO of Rappler, a board member of CPJ
  • Moderated by Bruce Shapiro, Director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma

III. Trust and Transparency

  • Elvire Camus, Le Monde in English founder and Editor-in-Chief
  • Gilles Paris, Le Monde editorialist and a foreign affairs columnist
  • Robe Imbriano, Emmy-award winning journalist and Director of the Ira A. Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights at Columbia University
  • Moderated by Jelani Cobb, staff writer at The New Yorker and Dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism


This series is co-sponsored by Columbia Global, the Graduate School of Journalism, the Dart Center, the Alliance Program, the Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Middle East Institute, and Forbidden Stories.

Contact Information

Columbia Global Centers | Paris