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redefining media conference

I will be on two panels for the CKUT conference, Redefining Media: Media Democracy and Community Radio, this weekend at McGill.

My sessions are both on Sunday:

Copyright And Community Radio
Sunday, Oct 21st, 2007, 12:30pm – Shatner Ballroom, 3480 McTavish, 3rd floor
How does intellectual property law affect what you hear on your radio dial? Learn about copyright, royalties, tariffs and the emerging trend towards a creative commons.


New Technologies and Community Radio
Sunday, Oct 21st, 2007, 2:30pm – Shatner Ballroom, 3480 McTavish, 3rd floor
The analog medium of radio takes on the digital age: find out how community radio can work synergistically with emerging technologies.

I also plan to go see the wonderful Amy Goodman, of Democracy Now, give the keynote on Friday night, anyone wanna come?

Keynote Presentation: Amy Goodman
Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, & the People Who Fight Back

Friday, Oct 19th, 2007, 7pm – Leacock Auditorium, 855 Sherbrooke St West, McGill University.
Advance tickets are available at CKUT, located at 3647 University Street from Oct 15th-19th, 2007 between noon and 6pm.

The host, founder and executive producer of Democracy Now speaks in commemoration of Media Democracy Day at McGill University. Airing on more than 500 radio and TV stations across North America, Democracy Now is an award-winning independent news program. Democracy Now! is celebrating its tenth anniversary offering independent news and coverage of peace and human rights movements. Amy Goodman’s second New York Times Bestseller, Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back, has recently come out in paperback.


  1. Steven Mansour Steven Mansour 2007-10-18

    […] work synergistically with emerging technologies […]

    Hmm… didn’t someone once promise not to use jargony words like that anymore… ?

    (I’m pretty sure you didn’t come up with the session description text… but it’s still funny.) ;)

  2. Hugh Hugh 2007-10-18

    i didn’t even *read* the blurb, let alone write it…;-)

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