TONITE: You Say You Want A Revolution


The Rise of Digital Democracy

Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30pm

The National Constitution Center

Admission: FREE

A diverse range of panelists who will be discussing how social media was used to harness the democratic fervor in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and beyond, and how Facebook, Google, and Twitter are changing the global political landscape. The panelists include:


  • Tony Burman, Al Jazeera’s Head of Strategy for the Americas
  • Charles Sennott, Executive Editor and co-founder of GlobalPost, an internet journalism site devoted to international newsgathering for the digital age
  • Susannah Vila, Director of Content and Outreach for,  a non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, connecting, and supporting youth activists from around the world who use technology to organize for social change
  • Nadine Wahab, former administrator of the “We Are All Khaled Said” Facebook page, who will be participating via Skype
  • Jennifer Preston of The New York Times (moderator)   

Admission is FREE, but reservations are required and can be made by calling 215.409.6700 or online at

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