Economic Reporters Workshop

Effective Economic Reporting: The 2008 International Financial Crisis

Date : 11/13/2008

Speakers : Multiple Speakers

The purpose of this workshop was to help reporters do their job more effectively and expose them to new ideas. This year's workshop covered issues related to the current challenges facing the Egyptian economy and its future prospects. Specifically, it discussed the current international financial crisis and its implications for the Egyptian economy; the energy sector; inflationary pressures; agriculture and food security; productivity and wages; and finally the future of journalism in light of developments in information technology. As usual, this workshop was organized in collaboration with the Association of Economic Reporters.