Congruity Over Crisis

Why urgent action is needed to protect a competitive free press that underpins our Democratic rights and freedoms

Tuesday, March 7th, from 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. ET

Rideau Committee Rooms, 1 Wellington St. (between the Chateau Laurier and Rideau Canal)

Sessions will include:

Invested in News; what data tell us about ownership & consumption in Canada

Social Media Signals

  • Erin Kelly, CEO of Ottawa based Advanced Symbolics, which is an AI-driven market research firm. The company created a proprietary Canadian software called ‘Poly’ that monitors social media and can narrowly define the demographics of engagement globally. Outcomes can identify the seeds of so-called conspiracy theories.

News, Technology and Lessons Learned

  • 1. Allan Thompson, Head of Carleton’s Journalism Program
  • 2. Heidi Legg