Media Democracy Day 2009: Beyond the Frame

Saturday, November 7, 2009 - 15:00 to 22:00

Do you believe in democracy and free expression? Do you want your opinion to count rather then have it swept under the carpet by corporate media? If you answered “yes” to the previous questions, Media Democracy Day is your day!

What: Media Democracy Day

When: Saturday, November 7th – 11am-6pm

Where: At the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia Street

Save your spot and learn more at:

Media should inform, liberate and empower all members of our society. On Media Democracy Day, the public has a chance to share and discuss ways in which we can work toward this goal of democratizing media together.

Make your voice heard on Saturday, November 7th at the Vancouver Public Library (350 West Georgia Street). There, you can celebrate Media Democracy Day with other democratic media enthusiasts. From 11am to 6pm, you will have a chance to attend exciting workshops, panels and a media democracy fair. You will meet some of Vancouver’s most dynamic and influential journalists, media innovators, and social activists, including:

Rafe Mair (Political Journalist and former BC Cabinet Minister),

Gwen Barlee (Western Canada Wilderness Committee),

Robert Hackett (SFU Professor and author of Remaking Media),

Sylvia Richardson (Latin Waves SFU)

Kim Elliott (

Steve Anderson (SaveOurNet and,

Kate Milberry (Media and Technology blogger),

Donald Gutstein (SFU Professor and author of Not a Conspiracy Theory),

Linda Soloman (The Vancouver Observer),

Irwin Oostindie (W2 media),

…and Sid Tan (W2 media and Community TV 101),  Sean Condon (Megaphone),
Paul Ryan (PIVOT’s Hope in the Shadows project),  Damien Gillis (Documentarian and environmentalist),  Monte Paulsen (The Tyee),  Harsha Walla (No One Is Illegal),  Rob Prey & Seonok Lee (Migrant Workers TV media activists),  Frank Lopez (Activist documentarian),  Dr. Paul Orlowski,  Ryan McCormick (Vancouver's Safe Amplification Society),  Lee Lakeman (Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter),  Nicole Deagan (Outreach Coordinator Coop Radio),
… and many more…

So come down to the MDD Fair on November 7th, think beyond the frame and make your opinion count! Save your spot at:

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Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 46.938" N, 123° 6' 56.25" W
British Columbia CA

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