Media@McGill guest Dr. Barbara Thomass will give a talk on Wednesday, 17 September at 5:30pm under the title ‘Europe – An economic giant and a democratic dwarf? The logic of European policy processes and the obstinacy of the media as a frame for development of European public sphere(s)’. This public event will take place in the Beaverbrook Seminar Room (room 230) of the Ferrier Building, 840 Dr. Penfield, McGill Campus.
Barbara Thomass is Professor for International Comparison of Media Systems at the Institute for Media Studies, University of Bochum, Germany. Her main fields of interests are media systems in Eastern and Western Europe, broadcasting policies, media and journalism ethics. Thomass is a member of the broadcasting council of the ZDF, the national public service broadcaster in Germany.