Wednesday, 10 June 2009

[creative-radio] Montreal: friday! Connecting independent media with David Barsamian.

* Connecting independent media

a presentation/discussion for journalists and media workers
featuring David Barsamian, hosted by Hour

FRIDAY, JUNE 12th, 13h00/14h00
Hour / Voir newspaper offices
355 West Ste-Catherine, 7th floor
Montreal, Quebec

* an event for journalists and media workers, taking place in association with
the National Campus and Community Radio Conference (NCRC).

Join fellow journalists and media workers to talk about the current state of
alternative and independent media in Canada and around the world. Hour is
hosting this discussion with David Barsamian, an Armenian-American radio
broadcaster, writer, and the founder and director of Alternative Radio, to
create a space for discussion on how we can work together in order to keep
media democratic and diverse.

As a writer, David Barsamian is best known for his series of interviews with
Noam Chomsky, which have been published in book form and translated into many
languages, selling hundreds of thousands of copies worldwide. Barsamian also
published Targeting Iran a book examining both contemporary and historical
Iran-U.S. relations, while Barsamian has also published interviews with
progressive intellectuals such as Arundhati Roy the celebrated Indian author
and activist and the late Eqbal Ahmad Pakistani writer, journalist, and
anti-war activist.

* for more information contact Hour's news department at: 514 848 0777

hosted by Hour weekly newspaper: co-sponsored by the
National Campus and Community Radio Conference (NCRC), CKUT Radio's Community
News Department and the Dominion Media Cooperative.


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