Salon Reading: Anya Schiffrin

Join in an evening of discussion about international journalism and reporting with writer and journalist Anya Schiffrin during the next City of Asylum Salon Reading.

Anya Schiffrin is the director of the media and communications program at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs. Among other topics, she writes on journalism and development as well as the media in Africa and the extractive sector. Schiffrin spent 10 years working overseas as a journalist in Europe and Asia and was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 1999-2000. Schiffrin has written and edited materials aimed at helping reporters in developing countries write about economics and she has lectured and run workshops in Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Nigeria, South Africa, and Vietnam among other countries. Her most recent book is Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Reporting from Around the World (New Press, 2014).

Anya Schiffrin’s Salon Reading is free and will be held on Monday, February 9 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm. For more information, or to reserve your seat, visit the Salon Reading: Anya Schiffrin event page, email Karen Simpson, or call 412-323-0278.

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