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Freedom and Connectivity: Advancing the Freedom to Communicate in the Americas

The Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program will release a report of the Forum on the Freedom to Communicate, Freedom and Connectivity: Advancing the Freedom to Communicate in the Americas, on Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.

Download the Report.

The event will feature an initial presentation of the Report, followed by responses by Ricardo Salinas, CEO of Grupo Salinas, and Alec Ross, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State. Sergio Sarmiento, Syndicated Columnist and Radio and TV Host, and Charlie Firestone, Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, will then moderate a discussion with the audience.  For those who cannot attend in person, the event will be webcast live at: www.aspeninstitute.org/freedom2c. On Twitter: #freedom2c

The Forum on the Freedom to Communicate addressed issues surrounding the freedoms of expression, association, and connectivity in the 21st Century.  The Report resulting from the 2012 conference in Mexico City details actionable steps that Mexico and other Western Hemisphere nations can take to improve connectivity, expression and the free flow of information.

For more information, please contact Kiahna Williams, Senior Project Manager, 202-736-5818, kiahna.williams@aspeninstitute.org

Freedom and Connectivity: Advancing the Freedom to Communicate in the Americas – Join the Communications and Society Program for the launch of the report of the Forum on the Freedom to Communicate and discussion with Ricardo Salinas, CEO of Grupo Salinas, Alec Ross, Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State, Sergio Sarmiento, Syndicated Columnist and Radio and TV Host, and Charlie Firestone, Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program.

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Event information
Date
Mon Oct 1, 2012
12:00pm - 12:00pm
Location
The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036, United States