Andrew Stroehlein

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Andrew Stroehlein

"As Director of Media & Information for the International Crisis Group, Andrew Stroehlein oversees the organisation's media advocacy worldwide, leading efforts to work with print and broadcast journalists covering crisis-related stories and to foster international media interest in "forgotten crises". He is also involved in Crisis Group's advocacy efforts in Europe, meeting with policy makers and presenting testimony to parliaments.

"Before joining Crisis Group, Andrew Stroehlein worked at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, where he established the journalism training program, with extensive media development work in the Balkans, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Afghanistan. Prior to that, he worked as a reporter, editor and commentator in Central and Eastern Europe for many years, eventually founding and editing the award-winning online magazine, Central Europe Review, in 1999, now part of Transitions Online. He has contributed widely to both international and national media outlets, and his articles have appeared in the Financial Times, The Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, TIME magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Observer and The Christian Science Monitor, among many others. He is also a Contributing Editor for and writes the Reuters AlertNet blog, "Covering Crisis"." [1]

"Andrew Stroehlein holds a BS from Cornell University in New York and an MPhil from the University of Glasgow in Scotland, where he wrote The Failure of a New Approach to History: Czechs and the Czech-German Declaration. He lived in various locations in the Czech and Slovak republics in the early to mid-1990s and wrote and edited for the Czech media in the mid- to late 1990s in outlets as diverse as Britské listy, Czech Television, Slovo, Lidové noviny, TAMTO, The Prague Post and The New Presence. With the support of a fantastic team of professional colleagues, he founded Central Europe Review in June 1999. He also worked as Editor-in-Chief at and contributes to Online Journalism Review and E-Media Tidbits, the premier Weblog for online journalism, media and publishing. He writes for Time magazine and is the moderator of the Poynter Institute's discussion list, WAR-COVERAGE, an ongoing discussion and sharing of ideas about media covering of the current world crisis. He heads the training department at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting." [2]

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  1. Andrew Stroehlein, International Crisis Group, accessed February 5, 2009.
  2. [About Central Europe Review: Staff], Central Europe Review, accessed February 5, 2009.