Workshop on dealing with mainstream media, and ideas for alternatives
Friday, April 4th
@ OPIRG and the Centre for Women and Trans People @ U of T
563 Spadina Ave
**This space is wheel chair accessible
Everyday we are bombarded with images and messages from corporate run media. What is the narrative that we are exposed to..what are the facts on-the-ground that are left out of print? How do we learn to read between the lines, and how do we create alternative ways of getting information out?
*Jonah Gindin: independant media activist who has reported from Venezuela (www.venezuelanalysis.com) as well as other places in South America and Central America, and Turtle Island. He is a member of the investigative research collective of www.inthenameofdemocracy.org.
*Ahmed Habib: member of Independant Arabic Media (www.shakomako.net) and Al Wattan news. He is host of CKLN’s (88.1 FM) Kan Ya Makan (Arabic Community Radio), as well as CHRY’s (105.5 FM) Voices of the Students.
Part of the OPIRG – Toronto Tools 4 Change skills sharing and skills building series. For the full schedule of workshops, visit: www.opirguoft.org