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Media and Elections: Building Democracy

JHR (Journalists for Human Rights)

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

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Journalists for Human Rights Presents


Media and Elections: Building Democracy

How does media coverage affect election results?

 Panelists will discuss the media’s role of democratic watch-dog in election campaigns – internationally in the USA and Sierra Leone, and in all three levels of Canadian government.


Robert Benzie  Queen's Park Bureau Chief, Toronto Star

Edward Keenan Senior Editor, The Grid

Adam Radwanski , Queen’s Park Columnist, The Globe and Mail

Sean Simpson Associate Vice President, Ipsos Reid

Christina Stevens Toronto Correspondent, Global News (invited)


This informal evening event is an excellent introduction to JHR’s work, and is a great networking opportunity. The discussion of the intersection of media, democracy, and human rights will be informative and lively.

 Come grab a drink, join JHR’s discussion and help us make media matter!

 Location: Tequila Bookworm (512 Queen St. W, Toronto), 2nd Floor lounge

 Registration:  The event is free, $5 donation to JHR recommended.


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Tequila Boookworm
512 Queen St. W

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)

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JHR (Journalists for Human Rights)

Journalists for Human Rights' goal is to make everyone in the world fully aware of their rights. Creating rights awareness is the first and most necessary step to ending rights abuses.

By mobilizing the media to spread human rights awareness, JHR informs people about human rights, empowering marginalized communities to stand up, speak out and protect themselves.

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