Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists: New Media and Civic Engagement
October 29 - November 16
Global Ties ABQ is proud to host an IVLP program on Edwatd R. Murrow Program for Journalists: New Media and Civic Engagement. It is a regional program from Africa. This program will focus on the following objectives outlined by the US State Department:
· Examine the principles of the First Amendment and the balance required to protect free speech in social media;
· Discuss the transition of traditional media into the digital age via online content to engage, entertain, and inform;
· Observe the operations of digital media companies and those creating industry‑advancing technology; and
· Explore citizens’ rights and responsibilities in the U.S. as well as new media’s role to promote transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors.
The delegation will be here from October 26th, 2018 and will be networking with local resources. If you would like to get involved please check out our “Get Involved” link or contact us at 505-888-1867.