A visiting friend from Boston last week complained bitterly about press coverage after the marathon bombings. Among other things, she wanted to know why so many outlets reported that there had been
HIV/AIDS Global Media Training 2011 - Rome
The National Press Foundation participated in a media briefing and training session prior to the 2011 International AIDS Society conference in Rome, Italy in July, 2011. NPF President Bob Meyers spoke to the journalists present about story ideas to consider when covering the conference. In the days following the briefing, Meyers attended the conference, acting as a resource for international journalists reporting from the conference.
NPF also invited journalists attending IAS Rome to participate in our Train the Trainer program, sharing their knowledge with their newsrooms. More information about the Train the Trainer program for IAS Rome attendees can be found here.
NPF's participation in IAS 2011 was underwritten by Gilead, SAIC, and the NPF Programs Fund. Click here for more info about our funding.