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August 6, 2015 – San Francisco, CA. At this year's AEJMC conference, principals of the study will be joined by Yaser Bishr, Executive Director of Strategy and Development at Al Jazeera Networks, and Shahira Fahmy, professor of journalism at University of Arizona, to present and discuss findings at a panel event titled Changes in Media Use & Attitudes Toward Free Speech in the Middle East, 2013-2015. 10:00 to 11:30 a.m., Marriot Marquis Hotel in downtown San Francisco.

July 7, 2015 - Johannesburg, South Africa. Justin Martin presented findings to the annual conference of the World Internet Project.

May 11, 2015 - Evanston, IL. The 2015 study findings were presented for the first time in the US at the Medill school on Northwestern University's main campus.

April 15, 2015 - Doha, Qatar. On the day of the release, principals of the study presented key findings to the Northwestern University in Qatar community.