Event: Symposium on Democracy, Parliamentarians and the Media
Organizer: National Assembly of Québec
Dates: 26-27 October 2011
Presentation: In a world where political and media practices are undergoing radical change, questions and challenges abound, particularly as regards the impact of such change on the quality of information and on democracy. The purpose of the symposium is to stimulate reflection and explore the interrelationships between democracy, parliamentarians and the media, and propose ways of enhancing them for the greater benefit of democracy. A round table, talks and workshops will be held to encourage discussion between specialists and practitioners from Québec, Canada and abroad.