The Art of Journalism: Networking Reception

Date: Apr 23, 2016 18:00:00
Location: American Islamic Heritage Museum 2315 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE Washington, DC 200
Ticket Cost: $10 online/ $15 at the door
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Featuring Mnar Muhawesh, Editor-in-Chief of Mint Press News and Moderated by Nadia Hassan. 

Refreshments will be served. Great networking opportunity. 

Mnar's Bio: Mnar Muhawesh is founder and editor in chief of MintPress News, a journalism startup focusing on corporatism and driving factors of war, and is TV host of Behind The Headline, a watchdog news program, for Free Speech TV airing on Dish, DirecTV and Roku. Muhawesh is also a regular speaker on responsible journalism, sexism, neoconservativism within the media, dissecting war narratives and journalism startups and is an adviser to the Students For Justice in Peace in Palestine at the University of Minnesota. 

She started her career as an independent multimedia journalist covering Midwest and national politics while focusing on civil liberties and social justice issues posting her reporting and exclusive interviews on her blog MintPress, which she later turned MintPress into the global news source it is today. In 2009, Muhawesh also became the first American woman to wear the hijab to anchor/report the news in American media and in January 2016, Muhawesh returned to TV to produce and anchor her own show Behind The Headline for Free Speech. 

Muhawesh is also a wife and mother of a rascal six year old boy, juggling her duties as editor, CEO, anchor and motherly tasks successfully as supermom.

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