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JAPAN QUAKE: Briefing with Columbia Journalism Alumni

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Columbia Journalism School (@ColumbiaJourn) presents a conversation about the latest situation in Japan. Join several J-school alumni who have been covering the earthquake, the tsunami and the nuclear crises since the moment they happened. They'll discuss what they have been covering, what they have been seeing and what they have been learning. You will be able to call-in live and ask questions. If you'd like to send in questions via email, please email sree at or tweet at @sree and @ColumbiaJourn. Speakers include Rob Schmitz (@marketplacerob), J'01, is the Asia Bureau Chief for Marketplace (based in Shanghai) and has been reporting from northeastern Japan and Tokyo for the past two weeks; Takahashi Kosuke(@TakahashiKosuke), J'03, Tokyo-based correspondent for Jane's Defence Weekly and Asia Times Online; Alexandra Poolos, J'06, producer for CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, who was in Japan covering the aftermath and is now back in NYC; we are also joined by good friend of the J-school, Steve Herman (@W7VOA), Northeastern Asia Bureau Chief of VOA, now covering the nuclear aspects of the story. Moderated by MEGHAN BERRY, Columbia J-school web manager and Prof. SREE SREENIVASAN, Dean of Student Affairs. *** See full list of alumni covering the earthquake: and @sree's collection of Japan resources: *** [Want to get an automagic email one hour ahead of every Columbia J-school webcast? Create a free account at and hit the "fav" for favorite button.]