This conference might be interesting to check out. I wonder how genuine they are about “ensuring spaces in the Canadian media ecology for journalism.” What kind of spaces? How are these spaces defined?
Deliberation, Diversity, and Dollars: Public Strategies for Journalism in the Canadian Media EcologyThe conference will be held April 19th through 21st, 2012, at McGill and Concordia Universities in Montreal.
- established academics
- graduate students
- others interested in journalism policies.
According to the organizers, the goal of the conference “is to create a broad network that will recommend public policies for ensuring spaces in the Canadian media ecology for journalism that places public deliberation and citizen participation at the core of its mission.” The organizers “aim to undertake a process of policy-making that is itself participatory”