Video from The US European Media Hub, US Department of State available on thenewsmarket.com: Alec Ross on the Nexus of Social Media and Political Power

Mar 16, 2011, 07:20 ET from thenewsmarket.com

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Alec Ross, Senior Advisor for Innovation, U.S. Department of State, discusses the role of social media in the 21st century amid recent revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia. In this role, Alec is tasked with maximizing the potential of technology in service of America's diplomatic and development goals. Prior to his service at the State Department, Alec worked on the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team and served as Convener for Obama for America's Technology, Media & Telecommunications Policy Committee. Available material includes soundbites, which are available in two versions, close-up and wide angle.

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