Multnomah County Library Podcasts
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Fri, 21 October 2011
Join us for a discussion of the notion of freedom of information in a rapidly changing digital landscape. Panelists will discuss the Wikileaks disclosures, the uprisings in the Arab world spurred by Facebook and Twitter, media censorship and freedom of the press in places like China, Turkey and elsewhere.
Moderator: Tim DuRoche, Director of Programs at the World Affairs Council of Oregon.
Panelist: David Wolman, author of Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling.
Panelist: Jeff Golden, political activist, radio personality, politician and author.
Panelist: Peter Laufer, author and the James Wallace Chair in Journalism at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.
Recorded live at Central Library: October 1, 2011