Media Democracy Day Vancouver 2010
Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
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Media Democracy Day 2010
Question | Create | Change
The School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, OpenMedia.ca, and the Vancouver Public Library present Media Democracy Day Vancouver 2010. This year's event will take place Saturday, November 6th from 12 PM-5 PM at the Vancouver Public Library, Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street.
Since 2001, Media Democracy Day has united and engaged Vancouver-based citizens, cultural producers, the media, academics, activists, students, and community leaders in a dynamic discussion of the state of our Canadian media system. MDD Vancouver 2010 will feature keynote speakers, interactive panels, and hands-on workshops focused on critical analysis of media policy, citizen and alternative media production, and the transformation of the media system to make it more diverse and representative of audiences and communities. Confirmed speakers and contributors include:
Tony Burman, Senior Executive of the Americas for Al Jazeera English Panel Sessions Workshop Session:
Tony Burman, Senior Executive of the Americas for Al Jazeera English
Attendees can also visit our Media Democracy Fair on the upper promenade of the Library. Visit and chat with over twenty local media organizations, activist groups, and media artists including:
- Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
- Amnesty International
- Access to Media Education society
- Pull Focus Film School
- Out on Screen
- Gen Why Media
- Hello Cool World
- British columbia Civil Liberties Association
- Discorder Magazine
- CJSF radio
- CFRO Vancouver Co-op Radio
- Momentum Magazine
- The Vancouver Observer
- Access to Media Education Society
- Vancouver Media Co-op
...and many more!
Come to Media Democracy Day Vancouver 2010 and question the media landscape that surrounds you, create alternatives and new ways forward, and transform the system for the better!
Media Democracy Day is November 6, 2010 from 12 PM-5 PM
Vancouver Public Library, Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street
Free and Open to the Public. Seating is Limited