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Cronkite Global Conversations: Freedom of Speech in Kazakhstan and Bulgaria

February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

Dina Zhansagimova from Kazakhstan, an expert in broadcast journalism, and Ivaylo Vezenkov, a veteran journalist from Bulgaria, discuss restrictions on free speech and respect for freedom of expression in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

Cronkite Global Conversations: The Power of Art – When Words Fail

February 15, 2017 - 12:00pm

Sometimes visuals can accomplish what words cannot. Marie Laurentine Bayala, an award-winning filmmaker from Burkina Faso; Tynymgul Eshieva, a communication and public relations expert from Kyrgyzstan; and Leanid Pashkouski, an advertising and media professional from Belarus, provide insight into the power of art as a medium of communication.

Cronkite Global Conversations: Broadcasting Today – A View from Rwanda, India and Nigeria

March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

Broadcasters are embracing new ways of providing visual narratives in a multiplatform media world. Kunal Ranjan of India, who has a decade of experience spanning print, digital and television journalism; Adetola Kayode, an experienced journalist from Nigeria; and Jean Claude Kabengera, chief news editor for Radio/TV10 in Rwanda, discuss the latest developments in their countries.

Cronkite Global Conversations: New Models for NGOs in the 21st Century

March 15, 2017 - 12:00pm

Not-for-profit organizations are reshaping the way they function and work in the 21st century. Narmina Strishenets, a leading communications professional from Ukraine, and Edine Harr’met-Kimbouala, an NGO expert from Congo-Brazzavile, discuss NGOs and their role in countries across the world.