International broadcasting is topic of talk, Sept. 30
Posted September 23, 2004; 06:19 p.m.
"U.S. International Broadcasting: Meeting Tomorrow's Public Diplomacy Challenges" is the title of a talk to be presented at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Speaking will be Kenneth Tomlinson, a veteran journalist who chairs the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an independent federal agency that supervises all U.S. government-supported nonmilitary international broadcasting.
These services include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle Television Network (Alhurra and Radio Sawa), Radio Free Asia and the Office of Cuban Broadcasting (Radio and TV Martí). They broadcast in 55 languages to more than 100 million people around the world. Nine members sit on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, a presidentially appointed body.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .
Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601