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October 30, 2003


Politics and media panel discussion

A panel of political analysts and media professionals discuss the challenges of covering politics and the impact of media coverage on the political landscape on Tuesday, Nov. 4, starting at 7:30 p.m. in room AA-1043, Arts and Administration Annex.

Join political reporters Doug Letto (CBC Television), David Cochrane (CBC Radio) and Craig Westcott (The Express) and professors Stephen Tomblin, Christopher Dunn and Noreen Golfman with moderator Nancy Walsh (CBC Radio) for a closer look at the intricate relationship between politics and the media.

Doug Letto, David Cochrane and Nancy Walsh are veteran CBC Television and CBC Radio journalists with vast experience covering both provincial and national news and current affairs. Craig Westcott is the current affairs editor of Optipress and has a background in covering politics for broadcast and print media.

Dr. Christopher Dunn is associate professor of political science at Memorial, teaches courses on Canadian politics and public administration. Dr. Stephen Tomblin is associate professor of political science at Memorial. He teaches courses on Canadian politics and is engaged in research on regional politics, health policy, and the knowledge-based economy. Dr. Noreen Golfman is associate professor of English and associate dean of graduate studies at Memorial University and a regular observer of the media, frequent commentator on politics, and a professor of film studies.

This event is free to the public.

CBC is presenting this panel in partnership with Memorial University’s Political Science Department.


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