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Uprisings in Africa: Role and Impact of Media and New Technologies
March 23, 2011 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Moderated by Emira Woods, co-director of the Institute’s Foreign Policy In Focus project, this panel discussion will review the historic popular revolts in Egypt, Tunisia, and other African countries. We will examine the revolutionaries and discuss the role of media and new technologies.
- Dr. Abderrahim Foukara, the Washington Bureau Chief of Al-Jazeera Network.
- Firoze Manji, Editor in Chief, Pambazuka News and Managing Editor, Pambazuka Press.
- Dr. Carl Patrick Burrowes, Professor of Communications, Pennsylvania State University.
- Ron Nixon, New York Times Reporter.
Livestreaming (sound only) will be available via Skype. Please request the skype name “marialewit” if interested.