Should government help the news media out of its current slump?

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 19:00 to 21:00

When an industry is faltering, Canadians tend to look to their governments for help. As newsrooms close or shrink across the country, there are calls for government to subsidize the news media. Is this the proper role for government? Are there ways the government should help that do not involve cash? Does government even have the power to lean against global trends in the digital era?

This event compliments the recent report by award-winning journalist Madelaine Drohan, the Public Policy Forum 2015 Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow, Does Serious Journalism have a Future in Canada?

Join us for a debate among a panel of prominent journalists about what governments should be doing about the crisis in the media world.


Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
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Toronto , ON
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Ontario CA
Dianne Gravel

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