Free Speech Debate
Shadows of Liberty is an in-depth examination of the American media crisis and the decline of independent journalism as a result of the influence of corporate interests and government.
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Jean-Philippe Tremblay. What impact has the decline of the newspaper industry and the growing influence of a few corporate giants had on objective news reporting? Shadows of Liberty is an in-depth examination of the media crisis in the United States, where 166 newspapers have folded […]
As westerners face greater surveillance in the name of security, including threats of increased controls in the wake of the August 2011 riots, we will be joined by Timothy Garton Ash and a respected panel of experts to discuss what the historian and commentator has set out as the first principle of free speech: That all human beings must be free and able to express themselves, and to receive and impart information and ideas, regardless of frontiers.
Is it time to create a new global code that governs freedom of speech? We will be discussing this vital issue and examining what such a code would include.