Media and the Movements / Les médias et les mouvements populaires

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 19:00

Join us during the Peoples' Social Forum for a panel moderated by / Rejoignez-nous au Forum Social des Peuples pour une table ronde animée par

Judy Rebick

with / avec

Jorge Barrera (APTN)
James Patterson (Canadian Dimension Magazine)
Cathy Edwards (CACTUS)
Steffanie Pinch (
Monique Moisan (Revue À bâbord!)
Sharmeen Khan (Upping the Anti, Media Coop)

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Le Canada comprend des mouvements sociaux forts et diversifiés. Il y a également une variété de médias indépendants à travers le pays, qui s’adressent à des publics locaux, régionaux, nationaux, ou intéressés par des questions spécifiques. La collaboration entre mouvements sociaux et médias indépendants a permis de grandes réussites. Et pourtant, il est encore difficile de nous faire entendre par-delà les grands médias et leur vision affairiste de la réalité. Comment interagir avec les médias privés pour avoir davantage de résonance ? Quels sont les moyens créatifs que nous pouvons développer pour transformer les perspectives dominantes ? Ce panel invite des membres de médias indépendants à discuter de leurs approches respectives et à échanger avec les participant.e.s du Forum, dans le but de développer des moyens de nous faire entendre davantage et de rejoindre un public plus vaste

Canada has a strong and growing diversity of social movements. There are also a diversity of independent media spread across the country, with both local, regional, national and issue based audiences. Working together, social movement and independent media have had great successes. But yet, it can still be a struggle to get our stories heard above Big Media promoting their corporate-centric version of reality. Do we need to engage with corporate media in order to amplify our voices? How, and when? And what are the creative means we can use to
change the dominant storylines? This panel brings together independent media producers in a discussion of their approaches, and in a dialogue with PSF participants on how to amplify our messages and reach broader audiences.

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Steff Pinch

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