Speaking Event: Independent Media Reporting

When & Where
World Affairs Council
312 Sutter Street 2nd Floor Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94108
December 9, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Contact
info@worldaffairs.org
415 293 4600

 

The media is not merely an observer reporting on events. In the digital age, media is a primary actor in global affairs with the power to influence elections, drive revolutions, save lives in a disaster and even trigger deadly conflict. For years, the power to harness the media’s influence lay in the hands of a select few, but today thanks to the free flow of information the power of the media to intervene in global affairs is in the hands of anyone with access to an internet connection. Emmy Award winner David Hoffman will discuss the media’s historic impact and examine the question; where is the power of the media going from here?

Speaker:  David Hoffman, President, Internews Network