Recent events and crises around the world have highlighted the importance of good political communication and journalism for a functioning democracy. Now more than ever, citizens are turning to their politicians for information and reassurance. At the same time, they rely on journalists to hold those politicians accountable.
Join journalists Alison Broddle and Elamin Abdelmahmoud as they share their insights on how politicians can effectively communicate across different platforms, and the role that journalists play in strengthening democracy.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
This session is part of the IFL Virtual Series, co-presented by the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University and UBC’s Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. The IFL Virtual Series brings together political practitioners from the Institute for Future Legislators to share their insights, experience and expertise. Please see the virtual series page for more information on all upcoming events.