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Rumi Forum Podcast

Rumi Forum was founded in 1999 with the mission to foster intercultural dialogue, stimulate thinking and exchange of opinions on supporting and fostering democracy and peace and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange. The Forum contributes to this ultimate aim by means of conferences, panel discussions, community engagement, luncheons, publications and other activities. In particular the forum has an interest in issues regarding pluralism, peace building and conflict resolution, intercultural and interfaith dialogue, social harmony and justice, civil rights and community cohesion.

Mar 22, 2012

With the media hacking scandals on both sides of the Atlantic, raising serious questions about global ethical standards in journalism, Simon Cohen, from the UK, explores a new paradigm of communications, and challenges the conventional wisdom that good news doesn't sell. He points to a new, humanizing model for communications - Communications with Conscience - which he argues can be a source of profit for a mainstream media sector in crisis, and a source of hope for tackling our planet's most pressing problems. Cohen challenges us to join a noble war on error, look behind the headlines of the media hacking scandal, and look to ourselves for the most inspiring media of all. Love and compassion, he says, is the ultimate competitive advantage in an otherwise murky media world.