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| January 16, 2017

The transformation of Canada's media landscape

December 24, 2016
| Ian Gill, a former editor at the Vancouver Sun, and Marc Edge, journalism educator and media critic, address the present and future state of Canadian media in talks recorded in Vancouver on Nov 29.
Length: 23:07 minutes (21.17 MB)

Revolutionary program empowers girls with media literacy and activism skills

Photo: Access to Media Education Society (AMES)

In this social media age where the youth demographic is expected to be proficient in all media platforms and propel this technological evolution at an unprecedented rate, it truly matters who continues to take up space and whose voices are at the table.

If young people, particularly marginalized and underrepresented voices, "don't have the skills to use online, they don't have a voice in society," said Megan Ryland, program coordinator of #HerDigitalVisions, a project of B.C.-based organization Access to Media Education Society (AMES).



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Protecting the right to protest: Free speech versus corporate power

December 15, 2016
| Slap suits are a common tactic which corporations use to shut down criticism. Four speakers talk about how to slap down slap suits at Media Democracy Days 2016.
Length: 1:03:08 minutes (83.15 MB)
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Ryan McMahon: Red Man Laughing

December 9, 2016
| Indigenous comedian and storyteller Ryan McMahon delivered this year's Media Democracy Days 2016 keynote address.
Length: 59:02 minutes (77.73 MB)
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Decolonizing the Media: Media Democracy Days 2016

November 30, 2016
| Excerpts from two presentations -- Ryan McMahon, Indigenous storyteller and podcast host; and Indigenous Anti-Oppression Activist Tami Starlight.
Length: 31:48 minutes (41.88 MB)
Image: YouTube/TransMtn
| November 29, 2016
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