Russia Today News Editor to Speak in Seattle April 17
Discovery Institute is pleased to host Anton Verstakov, the News Editor of Russia Today, Russia's new 24/7 English language TV channel. Mr. Verstakov will speak about the media in modern Russia and will address the controversial topics of government control and independence of Russian journalism.
Mr. Verstakov worked as producer and correspondent for the State News Channel "Rossiya" (RTR) and was a member of Russia Today's editors team from the very beginning of the project.
The event will be held on Monday, April 17, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Discovery Institute, located at 1511 Third Avenue Suite 808 in downtown Seattle. The location is well-served by Metro and public parking is accessible in the adjacent garage on the corner of Second Avenue and Pike Street. The cost to attend is $10 and includes an assortment of hors d'oeurves and beverages.
Please join us for this exciting event, and hear a first hand perspective on the current state of Russian media and civil society.
To register for this event, please contact Annelise Davis at (206) 292-0401, ext. 153 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.