How to Re-claim Digital Platforms for Democracy in Canada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Event Details

Centre for Free Expression in Conversation Event
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. 


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


Event Type(s): zAdult Learning
Age Group(s): Adults