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Innovating at the Speed of News

Broadcasting Board of Governors

Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

Washington, DC

Innovating at the Speed of News

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors is pleased to invite you to our digital innovation expo:

 

Innovating at the Speed of News

 

Come learn how this U.S. government-funded international news and information agency is using cutting-edge technologies to shape the future of news delivery, social discourse and crisis response around the clock and around the globe.

 

Participate in hands-on demonstrations and learn more about:

  • Internet anti-censorship tools in China and Iran
  • How people in Mali can listen to Voice of America with a local phone call
  • Social media links with audiences in Cuba
  • A collaborative blog with personalized accounts of the plight of Syrians 
  • Next-generation storytelling tools that transcend platforms

 

… and a dozen more exciting projects that our technologists, journalists, and innovators have developed during the past year to serve audiences in more than 100 countries in which the media are not entirely free. 

 

When: June 13, 2013, noon to 2 p.m. 

Where: Room HVC 215 in the Capitol Visitor Center

 

A light lunch will be provided – as long as supplies last!

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is an independent federal agency supervising all U.S. government-supported, civilian international media.  The BBG’s mission is to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. Broadcasters within the BBG network include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), Radio Free Asia, and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Martí).

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Capitol Visitor Center, room HVC 215
1 1st Street SE
Washington, DC 20510

Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)


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Broadcasting Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) encompasses all U.S. civilian international media, including the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), Radio and TV Martí, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (MBN)—Radio Sawa and Alhurra Television and the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB).

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