Thursday, September 18, 2008

Media Hub in Dubai and also a Special Guest is coming

According to Ernest Wilson III, the dean of the Annenberg School of Communication at USC, Dubai is emerging as a site for new public dipomacy efforts as much as it is a burgeoning center for Arab media production.

Here's the article in the Khaleej Times.

To talk about this and other State Department activities, we're going to have a special guest next week from the State Department. Mr. Dan Sreebny is the State Department's Senior Advisor for Regional Media and Director of the Department's Regional Media Hubs Initiative, and he'll be talking to us about how the U.S. is using it's media hubs to promote U.S. interests and advocacy.

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