2005 NATPE Conference

Natpe250.jpgNorman Lear Center Director Marty Kaplan moderated a panel entitled “TV Diplomacy: Attracting Eyeballs & Changing Minds” at the 2005 NATPE Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In some countries, unscripted TV offers fame and fortune. In Israel, the winner of the reality show The Ambassador receives a contract to become a professional advocate for that country around the world. Produced by KESHET for Channel 2, The Ambassador premiered in November to sizable ratings and is a creative, innovative reality show dealing with a serious subject reflecting a real national concern.

Bridges TV is a new American Muslim lifestyle program service produced in Buffalo, New York. The dual mission of Bridges TV is to celebrate the diversity of American Muslims and build bridges of understanding and friendship. Bridges TV is the first English language Muslim TV Channel in the US.

TV Diplomacy: Attracting Eyeballs & Changing Minds
January 27, 2005 | 10:30AM
Las Vegas, Nevada