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Update On Activism and Freedom of Expression in Thailand with Jiew Premchaiporn

June 27, 2011
06:00PM - 09:00PM

Annenberg Public Policy Center

Please join online editor and advocate Chiranuch (Jiew) Premchaiporn for an update on activism and freedom of expression in Thailand. Premchaiporn is well known for her work in AIDS advocacy and internet journalism. We will gather Philadelphia AIDS activists, community journalists, academics and freedom of expression advocates to learn more from Jiew about the current situation in Thailand, and compare experiences with her about our struggles on similar issues in Philadelphia.

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Workshop in Comparative Media Law, Policy and Regulation in the MENA Region

June 25, 2011 - June 27, 2011

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

This workshop is an intensive 3-day working group for a select group of individuals from the MENA region who have demonstrated potential to be active participants in influencing and shaping media policies and institutions. This group will be joined by international experts, including lawyers, practitioners and political scientists, with experience in media transitions in other locales. It is intended to help participants think about the challenges and opportunities they will face in the months ahead, including what directions and strategies for change should be considered and implemented.

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Communication Policy Advocacy, Technology, and Online Freedom of Expression: a Toolkit for Media Development

June 20, 2011 - July 1, 2011

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

The Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) at Central European University (CEU) is pleased to announce its 2011 course at the CEU Summer University, co-organized with Internews Network and the Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. The course, “Communication Policy Advocacy, Technology, and Online Freedom of Expression: a Toolkit for Media Development,” will take place on June 20 – July 1, 2011, in Budapest. Applications from all over the world are encouraged. The deadline for applications is March 20, 2011. Additional information is available at http://www.summer.ceu.hu/communication.

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