The Daily Beat

Premiere DateMar 4, 2013
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
00:39 Top Story
01:35 Young Dreams First Days of Something
06:37 World News
07:36 PROMO
07:44 In Other News
13:48 Finish

You’ve just tuned in to The Daily Beat!

The Daily Beat is a daily news podcast inspired by the power of social media to spark social change. Tune in Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. as BTR’s social media director, DJ Jen, culls the “Twitterverse” and “blogosphere” to bring you the top stories regarding social justice and human rights issues.

Not to mention, we’ll also feature some of BTR’s top tracks.

Don’t miss a beat!

TOP STORY

Freedom to Connect 2013 kicks off today.

According to its website, Freedom to Connect brings “brings under-represented people and issues into the Washington, DC based federal policy discussion to promote Internet freedom, to preserve Internet values such as public protocols and universal connectivity, and to promote the use of the Internet for people-oriented purposes.” Click here for this year’s webcast.

You might remember the talk by the late Aaron Schwartz at last year’s conference.

WORLD NEWS

Time World reports that “cardinals begin pre-conclave meetings amid scandals.”

Miners in Australia fired for performing their version of The Harlem Shake underground, according to BBC News.

IN OTHER NEWS

The Daily Caller slut shames Ashley Judd, according to Think Progress.

Plus, the fifty-seventh session Commission on the Status of Women  kicks off today. Click here for the webcast.

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