Known as the fourth estate for its influence on government, the media has always played a key role in shaping public opinion and impacting the way democracies grow and evolve. But as New Media begins to dominate our communication channels and attention spans, what role remains for traditional journalism? And is it living up to its legacy as a driver of social change? Journalist Paul Wells hosts Jennifer Ditchburn of the Canadian Press and Tim Naumetz of The Hill Times on the state of the media and its effect on the rhythms of democracy.
- General admission: $15
- Students (with valid ID): $10
- May 9, 2014
- 7:00 pm
- National Archives, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa