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Media and Morality

Tidbits from Global Forum on The Power of Peace: Using the Tools of Information and Communication – Hosted by UNESCO, in association with the Government of Indonesia, in Bali (January 21st-23rd, 2007) Media is just like a mirror, it only reflects what it sees….” says one of my country men, a distinguished media man, at the Global Forum on Power of Peace held in Bali from the 21st to 23rd of January 2007, hosted by...

Day Three: 23rd January 2007, From the Floor

“I thank you Sir, for granting me this opportunity. One of my colleagues, who met with Dr. Karan Singh at the reception hosted by the Indian Embassy in Jakarta, shared with me Dr. Singh’s views on Spiritual Nationalism. “This, in my opinion, is a very powerful term – Nationalism based on Spirituality. Our Country, our Constitution is also based on Spirituality. Our founding fathers were spiritual first, nationalist...

Day Two: 22nd January 2007, From the Floor

“Dr. Javed Khan (Director, Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development), Sir, you raised a very important issue. It was a very good point, a very good remark: Where are the Media-Owners? “In my country, Sir, unfortunately the media owners seem to forget that they own media. They act like business owners. Media is just another business for them. In fact, many of them own several other businesses. “As such,...

Day One: 21st January 2007, Think on These Things, Please….

Tidbits from Global Forum on The Power of Peace: Using the Tools of Information and Communication – Hosted by UNESCO, in association with the Government of Indonesia, in Bali (January 21st-23rd, 2007) By:Anand Krishna* These are some of the remarks made by yours truly, as I remember them now – since they were made spontaneously without any notes: Day One: 21st January 2007 As one of the Panelists “My dear Friends,...

US Senate Passes Climate Bill

Moments ago, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed the Climate Security Act, a bipartisan bill that would set a hard, economy-wide cap on America’s global warming pollution. With the Senate having taken the first historic step of passing a climate bill out of committee, it’s now time for the House to act. Send an email. Urge your Representative to call on House leaders to pass strong...

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