by Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism
(Dead Sea, Jordan)--Was the war in Gaza last summer an “operation?” Are those who attack the innocent freedom fighters, terrorists, extremists, or Islamic fundamentalists?
These questions about the use of language by media were on center stage today at a Conflict Reporting session that I moderated here at Gather +962, a meeting of…Continue
Call for Papers—The Peace Journalist magazine
The Peace Journalist magazine is looking for submissions for our April, 2015 edition.
The Peace Journalist is a semi-annual publication (print and .pdf) of the Center for Global Peace Journalism at Park University in Parkville, Missouri.The Peace Journalist is dedicated to disseminating news and information for and about teachers, students, and practitioners of peace and conflict sensitive…Continue
By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism
(NEAR ADANA, TURKEY)--As we took off our shoes off to enter Sevsan’s living room, it would have been easy to think we were in an average home somewhere in the Arab world.
Sevsan (below, right), a pretty, 30ish housewife adored with a colorful scarf covering her hair, smiled and offered us a comfortable seat on one of the cushions…Continue