Media Democracy Days – Nov 7, 2015

The rapid growth of independent media has given Canadians access to a wider range of news, analysis, and opinion than one often finds in commercial, mainstream media. How did independent media cover the election and how did their coverage influence the campaign? What stories and issues did they prioritize which mainstream media ignored? We assembled a panel of dynamic and innovative independent media journalists to discuss the role of investigative journalism and critical political analysis in informing citizens, empowering marginalized voices, fact-checking political rhetoric, and exploring the relationship between politics and the public good.

Media Democracy Days 2015
Changing the Channel: News, Independent Media and Campaign 2015
With Panelists:
Leena Minifie, Michael Stewart, Jim Mainguy and Moderator Anis Rahman