Al Jazeera English live taping at Columbia J-school about “Info Wars” this FRIDAY

For you New Yorkers – this looks to be a fascinating event, with a great panel. Details below.


Folks: This is a free, open, public event at the Columbia J-school. It's a live taping – in front of a studio audience – of one of the biggest shows on Al Jazeera English. Please join us and participate in what is sure to be a fabulous conversation. Unlike most of our events this will NOT be livestreamed as it will be aired on AJE later this month. PLEASE SHARE!

Al Jazeera English's "Empire" presents

"Information Wars"

Friday, Feb. 11, 2011
2:45 p.m. to 4:30 pm

Lecture Hall
Columbia Journalism School
116th St & Broadway (#1 train to 116th St station)

Information is power, and controlling the flow of information in the age of globalization is the ultimate power.

"Empire" host Marwan Bishara asks: "How will governments deal with the information revolution, and do social networks really lead to social revolution?"

Join Al Jazeera for a televised discussion with panelists:

   *  Emily Bell, director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia
      Journalism School

   *  Carl Bernstein, Pulitzer Prize-winner; author, "All the President's

  *  Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!

   *  Evgeny Morozov, author of "The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet

   *  Clay Shirky, author of "Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in
      a Connected Age"

Welcome remarks by Prof. Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs

Tweet about this event using the hashtag #cjaje
Be sure to follow @ColumbiaJourn

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No RSVP required.

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