Production and recording support provided by DELTS
When: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011, at 7:30 pm Newfoundland Time
Where: Innovation Hall, Angus Bruneau Centre (former Inco Innovation Centre)
Mental illness is often at the root of media stories related to policing and justice. Is there a tendency to stigmatize people with mental health issues, especially those involved in violent activity? To what degree do the media inform and explain, and to what extent do they misinform and prejudge? Our panel tries to make sense of the issues surrounding mental illness and how these issues are reported in the media.
Dr. Noreen Golfman, frequent commentator on media issues, moderated a panel composed of: