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Jun

16

Wednesday

How to become a foreign correspondent and why so few of them are female - Debate

12.00am

Panel Discussion

Public

Registration 6pm. Debate begins at 6.30pm.

Catherine Philpis a foreign correspondent for The Times. She has specialised in conflict, is based in Washington and has covered wars including Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Cambodia, Indonesia, Darfur, Congo and Zimbabwe.

Michela Wrong, reporter and author of the bestselling book  "It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower" (2009) John Githongo.

Jane Martinsonis currently the Guardian's media editor but spent time as their Wall Street correspondent based in New York after previously working for the Financial Times.

Kylie Morriswas Asia correspondent for Channel 4 News, but left Bangkok to become senior news correspondent and presenter of More4 News., She was among the first correspondents to reach the Lebanese border towns devastated by Israeli forces in July 2006. Before joining ITN she worked for the BBC in Gaza.

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12.00am - 12.00amWednesday 16th June 2010