Rory O'Connor

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Rory O'Connor "is a documentary filmmaker and journalist. He is also president and co-founder of the international media firm Globalvision, Inc, and The Global Center, an affiliated non-profit educational foundation. He has directed, written and/or produced numerous films and television programs, and served as an executive in charge of three weekly television series, South Africa Now, and Rights & Wrongs: Human Rights Television (PBS), and Children First (ABC). His broadcast and film work has been honored with a George Polk Award, a Writer's Guild Award, two Emmys, an Iris, a Cine Gold Eagle, and many other awards. O'Connor's most recent films examine the effects of globalization and of poverty around the world, economic reforms and human rights in China, and the origins of ethnic cleansing in Yugoslavia. He also oversees two Internet sites, the not-for-profit, and the Globalvision News Network, an international wire service distributing thousands of articles daily from hundreds of professional news organizations around the world." [1]

"A graduate of Boston College, he has taught and lectured at a number of universities, including Harvard, MIT, and Columbia, and was most recently an External Fellow of The Walt Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy at Rutgers University." [1]

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  1. Who, Globalvision, accessed December 1, 2007.