Jakarta (ANTARA News) - About 100 editors and journalists from all over the world have been invited to the third Global Inter-Media Dialog, which takes place in Bali, from 7 to 8 May 2008, according to the official website of the Global Inter-Media Dialog.
The theme for this years conference is Ethical Journalism in Extreme Conditions: The Challenge of Diversity. The key note address will be Dealing with Changing Media Landscape.
There will be panel discussions about Covering Conflict, Reporting Minorities and Challenges in Reporting Global Issues. The last question will be dealt with in parallel sessions about for example War on Terror and Inconvenient Truths: Climate Change, Natural Disasters and Poverty.
Indonesian and Norwegian editors, journalists and representatives from international NGOs met in Oslo February 4 and 5 to plan the third Global Inter-Media Dialog. The planning session resulted in a preliminary program and a list of suggested names for each of the sessions.
The first Global Inter-Media Dialog was initiated by the Indonesian president and the Norwegian prime minister after the first cartoon controversy in 2006. Last year the participants met in Norway.