Media Democracy Fair:
Come to the FREE Media Democracy Fair and meet representatives from your favorite local independent media outlets. 4:30pm – 7pm Friday October 26th at the Concourse in SFU Vancouver (Harbour Centre) 515 West Hastings Street.
The Media Democracy Fair is FREE. Admission is open for everyone. Bring your friends and family to the Media Democracy Fair and stay for the discussions.
This year MDD presents a Special Screening "A Little Bit of So Much Truth" in room 1600 at 4:30pm (515 West Hastings Street)“When the people of Oaxaca decided they'd had enough of bad government, they didn't take their story to the media...They TOOK the media.” More about this exciting film here: http://www.corrugate.org/un_poquito_de_tanta_verdad/un_poquito_de_tanta_verdad
MDD 2007 will open up a talk by Saskia Sassen, renowned author of The Global City: New Frontiers/Strategic Sites at 7:00 pm. At least 285 people are expected to attend this talk. Limited free tickets are available for the public on a first come first serve basis. (Room 1400 at SFU Habour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street)
This year’s sponsors and supporters are the SFU School of Communication and Faculty of Applied Sciences, The Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE), Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG), BC Government Employees Union, BC & Yukon Territory – Building Construction Trades Council, BC Teachers’ Federation, Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union Local 2000, Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union Western Region, BC Federation of Labour, BC Association for Media Education (BCAME), The Tyee, CITIZENShift, and Xtra West.
Official Website: http://www.mediademocracyday.org/2007+Events#id224365
Added by bmann on October 16, 2007