Entertainment Education Fourth International Conference

Event Date:

Sunday, September 26, 2004 to Thursday, September 30, 2004

Hollywood, Health & Society program director Vicki Beck presented a paper on measuring the impact of TV storylines and community outreach to educate the community about health in the United States, at the Entertainment Education Fourth International Conference, EE4: Community and Context. The conference, held near Capetown, South Africa, set out to explore traditional forms of communication, including storytelling, songs and drama. EE "brings together the popularity of entertainment and the empowering potential of education through communication for development and social progress," according to the conference website.

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