June 17, 2008: Panel discussion on media’s role in international issues

The Executive Committee of the Waterloo Region Branch of the Canadian International Council presents a panel of journalists to discuss the role of media in shaping Canadian public opinion on international issues, in particular conflict, disaster, economic growth and political transition. Moderator: Rick MacInnes-Rae, Host of CBC Radio’s Dispatches. Panellists: Lisa LaFlamme, National Correspondent for CTV News; Olivia Ward, Foreign Affairs Reporter for The Toronto Star; Paul Wells, Columnist for Macleans. The event takes place on Tuesday, June 17th, 2008, 7:00 – 9:00pm, at The Centre for International Governance Innovation, 57 Erb Street West, Waterloo, ON. The event is free, but guests must register at: http://mediapanel1.eventbrite.ca/?ebtv=C. Please contact Andrew Schrumm for further details – aschrumm@cigionline.org or 519.885.2444 x247