Florian SAuvageau

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Vice-Chair and Vice-President

Florian Sauvageau, a lawyer and a former journalist, heads the Centre d'études sur les médias (The center for media studies) in addition to teaching journalism and communications law and policy at Université Laval in Québec.

He has published or co-authored numerous books and articles and is a former president of the Canadian Communication Association.

In addition to his scholarly work, Sauvageau was on the research staff of Canada's Royal Commission on Newspapers in 1981 and was co-chair of the federal Task Force on Broadcasting Policy in 1985-86. He is a former managing editor of Le Soleil, one of Quebec's largest newspapers, and has hosted several Radio-Canada public affairs programmes.


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