Statecraft and New Media: Assessing the Internet Freedom Agenda (Panel)


Date: Apr 11, 2013

Panelists:

Richard Boly, Director of the eDiplomacy Program, U.S. Department of State

Taylor Owen, Research Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia School of Journalism

Ivan Sigal, Executive Director, Global Voices

Moderator:

Anya Schiffrin, Director of the International Media, Advocacy and Communications Specialization at SIPA

In January 2010, Hillary Clinton introduced the Internet Freedom Agenda as a new priority for American foreign policy. The United States was responsible for ensuring that all global citizens had “the freedom to connect.” More than three years later, what has the Internet Freedom Agenda produced? How has it affected journalists and activists abroad who protest authoritarianism? Does promoting Internet freedom abroad conflict with other U.S. commercial and national security objectives?

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Date: Apr 11, 2013

Panelists:

Richard Boly, Director of the eDiplomacy Program, U.S. Department of State

Taylor Owen, Research Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia School of Journalism

Ivan Sigal, Executive Director, Global Voices

Moderator:

Anya Schiffrin, Director of the International Media, Advocacy and Communications Specialization at SIPA

In January 2010, Hillary Clinton introduced the Internet Freedom Agenda as a new priority for American foreign policy. The United States was responsible for ensuring that all global citizens had “the freedom to connect.” More than three years later, what has the Internet Freedom Agenda produced? How has it affected journalists and activists abroad who protest authoritarianism? Does promoting Internet freedom abroad conflict with other U.S. commercial and national security objectives?

Statecraft and New Media” video

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