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World Press Freedom Day Digital Video Conference - Jordan

Amman, Jordan
May 2, 2005

Journalism students from Yarmouk University in Amman, Jordan participate in a live interactive program with the State Department's Iraq Public Diplomacy Director Alberto Fernandez to mark World Press Freedom Day. Joining Mr. Fernandez were Washington-based journalists Said Arikat of Al Quds and Nadia Bilbassy-Charters of Al Arabiya. Students in Jerusalem also took part. The 90-minute discussion and question and answer session allowed the students to discuss the role of the press in a democracy. Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy Amman

 Seated students watch digital video conference. Amman, Jordan, May 2, 2005. U.S. Embassy photo.


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