Position Papers are due on February 6th to be considered for the Best Position Paper Award, and February 13th to be considered for any committee award. Submit them to PRESS@bmun.org.
Press Corps (PRESS)
Head Chair | Sarah Bauer
Vice-Chairs | Stacey Dojiri, Hyunwook Kim, Suchitra Narayanan
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Topic | Open Agenda
In today’s world, media plays an integral role in shaping public perception of events and society as a whole. Stories are found, interpreted, and packaged every day and sold to consumers in efforts to reveal the truth or, alternatively, for more selfish motives. At Berkeley Model United Nations, Press Corps is an opportunity for delegates to not only document the proceedings of different conference committees in the form of news stories but to also be challenged to think critically about the political biases, drive for profit, and deeply controversial moral questions that have accompanied media in its rise as a major global actor.