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‘Today’ Partners with The Atlantic for Digital Town Hall on AIDS Activism

atlanticaidsThe Atlantic LIVE,  MAC AIDS Fund, and the “Today” show have partnered to host a live, digital town hall on millennials and AIDS and HIV activism on Friday.

The event is focused on “Rebels With a Cause,” or millennials who post videos, start crowd funding campaigns, and hashtags for important causes. The town hall will be live-streamed from The New Museum in New York City, but you can access it here. You can also just tune into the “Today” show to see clips of the event. Panel speakers include:

  • Peter Beinart, Contributing Editor, The Atlantic
  • Shareeza Bhola, Communications Manager, Change.org
  • Steve Clemons, Washington Editor at Large, The Atlantic
  • Jenna Bush Hager, Special Correspondent, NBC News’ “Today”
  • Vanessa Kerry, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Seed Global Health
  • Mario Peregrino, Ambassador, SpeakOutHIV
  • Maliek Powell, Ambassador, SpeakOutHIV
  • Paige Rawls, Author and HIV/AIDS Activist, Positive: A Memoir
  • Zoe Ridolfi-Starr, Student and Founder, No More Red Tape Columbia University
  • Michel Sidibe, Executive Director, UNAIDS
  • Patrick Sullivan, Professor of Epidemiology, Emory University

The event is also taking place on social media under the hashtag #RebelWithCause.

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TV Everywhere Let’s You Stay Plugged In During the Holidays Anywhere You Go

TV EverywhereThe holidays are here and that means long lines at department stores, waiting at the airport for delayed flights, or sitting in the carpool lane in holiday traffic. TV Everywhere is your new best friend to help pass the time and is here to remind you that you #CouldBeWatchingTV through your smartphone, tablet or laptop anywhere you go.

How BroadcastAsia is fueling the social TV industry in Asia and beyond

Screen Shot 2014-07-07 at 10.02.13 PMI recently returned from a trip to Singapore to attend, cover and participate in BroadcastAsia for the second time. In the last few years, the trade show and conference has made a huge investment in creating content around social TV. This included presentations from Twitter, Nielsen and social TV experts like SAM’s James Neufeld. To learn more about television in the region and why BroadcastAsia has invested in the social TV industry we spoke with Lindy Wee the Director of PR & Conferences for Singapore Exhibition Services, the company that produces BroadcastAsia. Read more