UPDATE | For your information, and for those who could not attend the event:
Canal Savoir will present three programs from the contents of the event on the independent newspaper which was held March 12 (lasting about an hour each):
- Tuesday, 20 April, 15 June, 8pm - Episode 1.
- Friday, 23 April 23, 18 June, 9:30pm - Episode 2;
- Tuesday, 27 April 27, 22 June, 8pm - Episode 3.
Media@McGill, the Centre d'études sur les médias
, and Le Devoir
present an international conference entitled, The Independent Newspaper: Elusive Dream or Beacon of Democracy? The conference takes place on Friday, March 12, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
at the Grande Bibliothèque, 475 boulevard de Maisonneuve Est, Montréal (metro: Berri-UQAM
Being part of the 100th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the newspaper, Le Devoir, this all-day conference brings together prominent journalists and researchers from France, Sweden, Canada and the United States to reflect on the independent newspaper in the 21st century: its role, content and public, as well as its editorial structure, financing and management. In the current context of uncertainty for the printed press, what kind of position remains for the daily independent newspaper?