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KY Standard: Russian journalists learn from Americans

Five Russian journalists who visited Bardstown Thursday contrasted the freedom of the American press with the constraints under which they must work in their country. – Kentucky Standard

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WHA | Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: New and Traditional Media in the Digital Age

June 8 – 12, 2019


Countries: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Uruguay, Venezuela

Project: Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: New and Traditional Media in the Digital Age

No. of Visitors: 18

18 Spanish-speaking journalists from the Caribbean and Central & South America will be in Kentucky to make professional connections while exploring the following project objectives as outlined by the U.S. Department of State:

  • Examine the rights and responsibilities of a free press in a democracy;
  • Observe operational practices, standards, and institutions of the media in the U.S.;
  • Gain insights into the social, economic, and political structures of the U.S.; and
  • Explore the impact of digital and social media on the availability and veracity of news.

Welcome international guests into your home for dinner! Invite friends and family to join in the fun and create a memorable American experience! Learn more about hosting!

Note: This group will be broken into three groups of 6 participants across 3 different volunteers for the home hospitality dinner! An interpreter may accompany if necessary.