for Media 

The Center for Media (CFM) provides panels and seminars on media-related issues with experts in this field both nationally and internationally. CFM is dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy as a framework for accessing, analyzing and evaluating the new media landscape to help citizens develop critical thinking in the 21st century media culture.

Journalism in...

New York, NY, Dec 8 — Center for Media Affairs of Peace Islands Institute organized a panel discussion on the topic “Journalism in Jail”. This panel was moderated by Frankie Edozien, Professor at NYU School of Journalism, and featured Joel Simon, Executive Director of Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Jason Mojica, Editor in Chief of […]


A Conference on...

A Conference on the Freedom of the Press in the Middle East was held in Boston College on Saturday. A joint program by the Peace Islands Institute, a nonprofit organization committed to dialogue and peacebuilding, and the Boston College Islamic Civilization and societies program, the conference consisted of a three panel discussion on the topics […]


1st Media...

April 14th, 2015, Adam’s Mark Hotel, Buffalo, NY. Peace Islands Institute Upstate NY, Buffalo Chapter (PII) hosted media representatives from Buffalo area at Media Appreciation Luncheon at Adam’s Mark hotel. The event was well-attended by major media institutions such as WNED-TV, WGRZ-TV, WKBW-TV, WIVB-TV, Buffalo News as well as New Jersey-based Ebru TV and communication […]



Various prominent Turkish journalists attended a panel organized by the Peace Islands Institute and hosted by Columbia University in New York have said that a large-scale attack is under way against journalism in Turkey, not just against individual journalists. On March 26, 2015, the panel, titled “pressure on Journalism and Press in Turkey,” was organized […]