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Event: World Press Freedom Day: A Conversation with BBG & GW


Join the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and The George Washington University School of Media & Public Affairs for a conversation about the role of US international journalists, defending press freedom, and protecting journalists.

Date

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Time

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM (EDT): registration and networking breakfast

9:00 – 11:00 AM (EDT): program

Location

The George Washington University

Elliott School of International Affairs

City View Room, 7th Floor

1957 E Street, NW

Washington, DC 20052

Host

Frank Sesno, Director, GW’s School of Media & Public Affairs

Keynote

Ambassador D. Bruce Wharton, Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Department of State

Panelists include:

  • John F. Lansing, CEO & Director, Broadcasting Board of Governors
  • Elise Labott, Global Affairs Correspondent, CNN
  • Michael Oreskes, Senior VP of News and Editorial Director, NPR
  • David Smith, Washington Correspondent, The Guardian
  • Maryam Bugaje, Multimedia Broadcaster, Voice of America Hausa Service
  • Setareh Derakhshesh, Director, Voice of America Persian Service
  • Mike Eckel, Senior Washington Correspondent, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
  • Bay Fang, Executive Editor, Radio Free Asia
  • Omar Fekeiki, Managing Editor, “Raise Your Voice” Digital, Middle East Broadcasting Networks
  • Nada Alwadi, Assignment Editor of Community Managers, “Raise Your Voice” Digital, Middle East Broadcasting Networks

This #BBGWPFD event is free, but registration is required. It will also be live-streamed on www.bbg.gov and on our Facebook page. We hope you can join us.

For questions or further information, contact the BBG’s Office of Public Affairs at
202-203-4400, publicaffairs@bbg.gov.

Have questions about World Press Freedom Day: A conversation with BBG & GW? Contact Broadcasting Board of Governors

Source: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/world-press-freedom-day-a-conversation-with-bbg-gw-tickets-33707176071

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