A conversation with:

Senator Mushahid Hussain 
Member of the Pakistani Senate
Former Minister of Information and Media Broadcasting 

Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Minister Manish Tewari
Former Indian Minister of Information and Broadcasting 
Republic of India

Introduced and Moderated by:

Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy
Director, South Asia Center 
Atlantic Council 

The dominant national narratives in India and Pakistan fuel tensions between the two nations. Journalists and social media users play a critical role in crafting hostile public opinions and inciting further animosity.

Please join the Atlantic Council for a conversation to discuss the influence of media on public perception in India and Pakistan. In a discussion introduced and moderated by Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy, director of the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center, Senator Mushahid Hussain and Minister Manish Tewari will address the role of media in shaping debates emanating from India and Pakistan.