Abderrahim Foukara, Al Jazeera Satellite Channel's Washington, D.C. bureau chief, will deliver Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Hardman Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the MCLA Church Street Center's Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium.

This lecture event, "Media Portrayal of Islam," is made possible through the generosity of the Hardman Family Endowment. It is free and open to the public.

Foukara is host of "Min Washington," a weekly show presented from Washington, D.C., which offers an in-depth analysis of United States' affairs and their impact on North Africa and the Middle East.

He has appeared as a commentator on "Face the Nation," CNN and NPR, among others.

For more information, visit www.mcla.edu.