How to re-claim digital platforms for democracy in Canada

How to re-claim digital platforms for democracy in Canada


Tuesday January 18, 2022 4:00pm to 5:30pm

ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567


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#7 in CFE Series: Taming Big Tech: Exploring the Alternatives

Wendy Chun In conversation with Andrew Clement

Wendy Chun is Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media at Simon Fraser University. She leads the Digital Democracies Institute which aims to develop methods for creating effective online counterspeech and alternative models for connection to combat the proliferation of online “echo chambers,” abusive language, discriminatory algorithms and mis/disinformation. Join Wendy in conversation with Andrew Clement, host of the CFE Taming Big Tech series and Professor Emeritus at University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information. 

Co-sponsors: Edmonton Public Library, Milton Public Library, Thunder Bay Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Vancouver Public Library.

Zoom link to event ryerson.zoom.us/j/91941276567

This is a free event and no registration is required.

Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event.

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