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March 12-14, 2016, from the WeDC House at SXSW

The rapid evolution of media and communication technologies has fundamentally changed how and where people get their information. To explore these issues and their impact on free expression and the First Amendment, the Newseum live-streamed discussions with key thought leaders in technology, media and privacy from the WeDC House at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, from March 12 to 14.

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Speaking Freely
Live Stream: Speaking Freely from the WeDC House at SXSW

March 12 – 14
The three-day broadcast was anchored by Gene Policinski, COO of the Newseum Institute, and Sonya Gavankar, frequent host of Inside Media and other Newseum programming, and featured interviews with key thoughts leaders in tech, media and privacy. Selected clips will be uploaded to the Newseum’s YouTube channel.

Marty Baron
‘Spotlight’ on the Future of News

March 13
Newseum CEO Jeffrey Herbst was joined by Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron for a coffee fireside chat on how the rapid evolution of technology has fundamentally changed the news business and the important role of journalism for the future.