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May 21, 2009, Montreal, Quebec

State of the Media in Canada: A work in progress

The CMRC previewed its upcoming State of the Media in Canada report at Ink and Beyond, a conference hosted by the Canadian Community Newspapers Association and the Canadian Newspaper Association. The presentation looked into advancing technologies, changing consumer habits, and new business models.

November 25, 2008, Ottawa, Ontario

News and the Netizen: Exploring Democracy through the Relationship between News Media, Technology, and Youth Engagement

The CMRC was pleased to co-sponsor the Public Policy Forum’s News and the Netizen symposium, which explored the various ways in which the internet is redefining the role of the media, the practice of citizenship, and the concept of community building. It also examined the opportunities and challenges resulting from these trends.

September 22, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia

Future of News Forum: Vancouver

The CBC’s Ian Hanomansing hosted a night of interesting research, presentations and debates, as the brightest minds in the industry discussed new media, new challenges, new journalistic approaches, new business models and whether the industry can survive as we know it.

May 29, 2008, Toronto, Ontario
Future of News Summit
The CMRC hosted the first-ever Invitational Summit of media leaders in Canada.  The one-day event focused on The Future of News and brought together the best minds in industry and media studies to consider some of the challenges posed by today’s media landscape. The event was sponsored by Rogers Communications Inc.

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