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Climate Crisis, Media Alternative - What kind of journalism do we need for a planetary emergency

Tue., Mar. 24, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Location: School of Journalism Studio (AH 105), Ad Hum Building, University of Regina

The School of Journalism invites you to attend their next "News for Lunch" presentation:

Climate Crisis, Media Alternative: What kind of journalism do we need for a planetary emergency?
By Robert Hackett
Tuesday, March 24 , 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
School of Journalism Studio  AH 105

Pack your lunch, come on down for ideas and discussion on a critically important topic. Instructors are welcome to bring classes, but please let the School of Journalism know numbers ASAP.

Speaker Biography
Prof. Hackett has been with the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University since 1984. His research interests have included media activism, democratic press and broadcasting reform, journalism studies, news as ideological discourse, media monitoring, media and social movements, war and media.

Some of his published works include:

He also helped define and develop the concept of peace journalism. He founded Media Democracy Day Vancouver and co-directed the media monitoring project NewsWatch Canada.