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Government funding of journalism
May 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Can freedom of the press survive government funding of journalism? Without public funding, can the precipitous decline in the quantity and quality of journalism available to Canadians be halted, much less reversed?
Join a panel of experts who will explore the state of Canadian journalism and discuss the options to preserve this vital resource to democratic society
Ed Greenspon – President & CEO of the Public Policy Forum and former Editor-in-Chief of the Globe and Mail
April Lindgren – Velma Rogers Research Chair at the Ryerson School of Journalism and principal investigator for the Local News Research Project.
Andrew Potter – Associate Professor at the McGill Institute for the study of Canada and former Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Citizen
Karim Bardeesy – Distinguished Visiting Professor and Co-Founder of the Ryerson University Leadership Lab
Co-sponsored with Ryerson Journalism Research Centre
This is a free event and no registration is required.
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