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Journalism and The Free Press, Stroking the Cat: Eric Samson at TEDxQuito

Eric Samson, a French citizen residing in Ecuador, is the representative of Reporters Without Borders, Reporteros Sin Fronteras, He is an acknowledged academic and part of the faculty at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Coordinator of Journalism and Multimedia. Eric makes a strong case at TEDxQuito for the need of good journalism and free press, to control being intoxicated by information, and encourages the audience to be critical about the information they receive.TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." The program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level.At TEDx events, a screening of TEDTalks videos -- or a combination of live presenters and TEDTalks videos -- sparks deep conversation and connections. TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis.
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