[PAST EVENT] Community Talk with Award-Winning Journalist Simon Ostrovsky
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The Charles Center, in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center, invites you to a community lecture with award-winning documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist Simon Ostrovsky. Simon is a PBS NewsHour Special Correspondent and a Pulitzer Center Grantee. He is best known for his coverage of the 2014 Crimea crisis and the war in eastern Ukraine for VICE News, for which he was awarded the prestigious DuPont Award from Columbia University and was nominated for two Emmys. He also won a 2013 Emmy as a producer of VICE on HBO.
This year Simon was awarded a Knight Wallace Reporting Fellow from the University of Michigan to work on a series of reports on countering disinformation. Simon has worked as a reporter on CNN Investigations, Coda Story investigations editor and as contributor for PBS Newshour Weekend where he has hosted a series of reports on poverty, immigration and gun control in the United States.
Simon has covered the countries of the former Soviet Union extensively throughout his career, where he witnessed four revolutions and two wars as well as the Middle East, where he covered the Iraq War, Syria and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He has also travelled throughout Asia investigating North Korea's economic activity beyond its borders and its practice of selling cheap labor throughout the continent.
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