Following Amy Goodman's address/Q&A there will be a special screening (open to the public) of:
Kevin Pina's new film Haiti: We Must Kill the Bandits at 8:45pm in the Moot Court/Law School
Session 1D [in Toldo #203]
Theme: International Media and the Propaganda Model 1
ANDREW MULLEN: "British Press Coverage of European Integration: Applying the Herman-Chomsky
ANDREW MONTI: "The Propaganda Model and Public Service Broadcasting: The Case of RAI, Italy"
SCOTT LOVAAS: "Thought Control in Democratic South Africa"
10:15am-10:30am COFFEE BREAK [in ODETTE Lobby]
10:30am-12:00pm OPENING PLENARY DISCUSSION [in ODETTE #104]
Theme: The Propaganda Model's Usefulness for Understanding 21st Century Media and Society
EDWARD HERMAN: "The Propaganda Model 20 Years Later"
JOHN DOWNING: "Assessing the Herman/Chomsky Propaganda Model: The View
From the Home Front and the Twist from Social Movement Media"
ROBERT HACKETT: "Reconsidering the Propaganda Model in light of the Hierarchy of
Influences Model and Field Theory."
VALERIE SCATAMBURLO-D’ANNIBALE: "The Propaganda Model in the Post 9/11 Era"
PAUL BOIN: Chair/Moderator
12:15pm-1:30pm LUNCH & KEYNOTE ADDRESS [in CAW Auditorium]
JUDY REBICK: "Propaganda and Patriarchy"
1:45pm-3:00pm 2nd BREAK-OUT PANEL DISCUSSIONS [in TOLDO Building]
Session 2A [in Toldo #100]
Theme: War, Propaganda, and the Propaganda Model 1
ROBIN ANDERSEN: "What Congressional Testimony about 'Misleading Information on the Battlefield'
Tells Us About War Propaganda"
SHELDON RAMPTON: "Breaking the Frame: How New Media Are Changing the Propaganda Model"
VALERIE ZAWILSKI & "Manufacturing Wars: American and Canadian Newspaper Reports on Iran,
KENNETH DOWLER Iraq, North Korea and Afghanistan 2001-2007"
Session 2B [in Toldo #102]
Theme: Expanding the Propaganda Model
DENNIS MURPHY: "Propaganda In and For Today: A Modest Proposal"
CLIFF VANDERLINDEN: "A Sixth Filter? The Case for Technology in the Propaganda Model"
COLIN SPARKS: "Extending and Refining the Propaganda Model"
Session 2C [in Toldo #104]
Theme: Canadian Propaganda, Canadian Media, and the Propaganda Model
MAIJA SAARI, DUNN L, "Whose right to know about new drugs? Impact of the Big Pharma-Media Interlock
PILLA J, & SINGH S. on Population Health in the Battle for Direct-to-Consumer Drug Marketing in Canada"
LYDIA MILJAN: "Applying the Propaganda Model to the Canadian Media System"
KOLE KILIBARDA: "Media Report Card on Accuracy in Reporting of Israel/Palestine:
Canadian Print Media"
Session 2D [in Toldo #203]
Theme: International Media and the Propaganda Model 2
DAVID KOVIN: "The 'Rwanda Effect': How the Media Grew Tired of Africa and Brought Terrorist
Violence to America"
ABUBAKAR D. ALHASSAN: "Flakking Al-Jazeera: An examination of Washington establishment's responses
to the coverage of 'Unworthy Victims'"
FAIZA HIRJI KASSAM: "Propaganda’s Song and Dance Routine: Analyzing Discourses of
Reterritorialization in Indian Media"
3:00pm-3:15pm COFFEE BREAK [in TOLDO Lobby]
3:15pm-4:30pm 3rd BREAK-OUT PANEL DISCUSSIONS [in TOLDO Building]
Session 3A [in Toldo #100]
Theme: Alternative Media, Social Change and the Propaganda Model
PETER PHILLIPS: "Left Progressive Media Inside the Propaganda Model"
OLIVER BOYD-BARRETT: "Recovering Agency for the Propaganda Model"
DAVID MILLER: "The Propaganda Model and Social Change"
Session 3B [in Toldo #102]
Theme: New Frontiers for Propaganda, New Dimensions for the Propaganda Model 1
KATHERINE BATEMAN: "Internal Regulation: Understanding the construction of the
JAMES COMPTON & "Fear on the Planet of the Slums: Is Propaganda Necessary?"
BRIAN DOLBER: "Consolidation and the Propaganda Model: Comparing NAFTA and PNTR
Coverage on ABC News"
Session 3C [in Toldo #104]
Theme: 'Democracy Promotion' as Propaganda in Latin America and the Caribbean
ANTHONY LENZO: "Toward a Propaganda Model of Liberation: The Propaganda Model Applied
to the 21st Century Socialism of Venezuela"
MANUEL ROZENTAL & "Manufactured consent for export?
ISABEL MACDONALD: The Propaganda Model and US and Canadian ‘democracy promotion’
KEVIN PINA: "Democracy for Whom?: The Haiti Information Project's
Session 3D [in Toldo #203]
Theme: Marginalization, Dissent, and the Propaganda Model
KIRSTEN KOZOLANKA: "Unworthy Citizens, Poverty and the Media: A Case Study in Marginalized Voices,
Alternative Media and Oppositional Communication"
DANIEL AHADI: "The Ideology Filter Today: Islam and Violence"
IRENA KNEZEVIC: "Seeds of Radical Criticism: Theoretical Precursors of The Propaganda Model"
5:30PM-7:45pm DINNER & KEYNOTE ADDRESS [in CAW Auditorium]
5:30pm-7:00pm Dinner Served & Cash Bar
6:10pm-7:35pm Keynote Address By Sut Jhally and Q&A
SUT JHALLY: Title: "Pedagogy and the Propaganda Model"
7:45PM-pm-9:30pm 2nd PLENARY DISCUSSION [in CAW Auditorium]
Theme: The Propaganda Model and the Prospects for Mainstream Media and Documentary Film
Manufacturing Consent (Film) (25 min excerpt)
ANTONIA ZERBISIAS: ''The View from the Couch''
DANNY SCHECHTER: "Challenging Media Crimes"
JIM WINTER: Chair/Moderator
DANILO MANDIC: "The Propaganda Model and the 1999 NATO Bombing of Yugoslavia"
Session 4D [in Toldo #203]
Theme: International Media and the Propaganda Model 3
ANDREW KENNIS: "Combining the Propaganda Model and the Indexing Hypothesis: A Case Study
Evaluating CNN/CNN en Espanol, on Coverage of Fallujah"
VOLKAN UCE: "The Assassination of Hrant Dink on the News in 10 countries: A Contemporary
Case Study of the Propaganda Model"
10:00am-10:15am COFFEE BREAK [in TOLDO Lobby]
10:15am-11:30am 5th BREAK-OUT PANEL DISCUSSIONS [in TOLDO Building]
Session 5A [in Toldo #100]
Theme: Government Propaganda, Public Broadcasting, and the Propaganda Model
PATRICIA MAZEPA: "Direct from the Source: When the Canadian Government Produces
its Own Propaganda"
STEVE ANDERSON: "Advancing Public Service Media Through Charitable Trusts"
MOLLY NIESEN: "Just Say No: The Anti-drug Crusade as Systematic Propaganda"
Session 5B [in Toldo #102]
Theme: A Case Study: Canadian/US/Media Involvement in Haiti, and the Propaganda Model
JAMES WINTER: "When Foreign Policies Meet: The New Underground Railway Runs
From Haiti to Windsor"
ISABEL MACDONALD: "Freedom of the Press Barons: The Haitian Media and he 2004 Coup D’etat"
KEVIN PINA: "Guerilla Tactics for Challenging the Corporate Media"
PAUL BOIN: "Haiti Through the Theoretical Prism of the Propaganda Model and Eurocentrism:
An Analysis of North-American Media Coverage
Session 5C [in Toldo #104]
Theme: New Frontiers of Propaganda, New Dimensions for the Propaganda Model 2
GABRIEL BOTMA: "Manufacturing Cultural Capital: The Political Economy of Arts Journalism
at Die Burger (2004-2005)"
MEGAN BOLER: "‘Truthiness’ and Satire as Counterspin: Fighting Propaganda with the
Humor of Desperation"
BEVERLEY BEST: "Capitalism, Depression and Representation: What Julia Kristeva’s Analysis of
Depression can Offer a Theory of Popular Media Representation"
Session 5D [in Toldo #203]
Theme: New Media Technologies, Labour, and the Propaganda Model
JAMES F. TRACY: "Historical Notes on the Propaganda Model and the Class War Within: Labor,
Technology, and U.S. Newspaper Industry"
DEREK HRYNYSHYN: "Propaganda Model and New Media"
BRIAN BROWN: "Manipulating the Source Filter: Visual Subterfuge and the
New Media Environment of Web 2.0"
11:45pm-12:45pm LUNCH & KEYNOTE ADDRESS [in CAW Auditorium]
ROBERT W. McCHESNEY: "The Legacy of Herman, Chomsky and the Propaganda Model"
1:00pm-2:45pm 3rd PLENARY DISCUSSION [in ODETTE #104 (350)]
Theme: A Conference Discussion: Revitalizing and Improving the Propaganda Model
and our Media System
EDWARD HERMAN: Will make a brief opening statement and will respond to questions and comments
NOAM CHOMSKY: Will make a brief opening statement and will respond to questions and comments
PAUL BOIN: Chair/Moderator
2:45pm-3:00pm COFFEE BREAK [in TOLDO Lobby]
3:00pm-4:00pm 6th BREAK-OUT PANEL DISCUSSIONS [in TOLDO Building]
Session 6A [in Toldo #100]
LINDA McQUAIG: "Imperial Envy: Canada and the U.S. Empire"
Session 6B [in Toldo #102]
Theme: Creating an Action Legacy for Media Improvement
A Moderated Discussion by Paul Boin (Univ. Windsor) & Isabel MacDonald (FAIR) for the purpose of:
Creating an ongoing media monitoring system for Canadian Media
Furthering the media justice and democracy movement
Building international media activism linkages
Planning for the development of producing proactive media policy proposals
Amplifying the voice of the marginalized etc…
Session 5C [in Toldo #104]
Theme: Screening of the Film Weapon's of Mass Deception (By Danny Schechter)
Session 6D [in Toldo #104]
Theme: Screening/viewing of U-Windsor Student Films & Projects
4:05pm-4:25pm 5 SHUTTLE-BUSES LEAVE FOR THEATRE [outside TOLDO Building]
5:00pm-6:50pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS [at Chrysler Theatre]
NOAM CHOMSKY: "'A Poisoned Chalice': The Media and the Use of Force"
7:00pm-8:00pm DINNER FOR CONFERENCE REGISTRANTS [at Chrysler Theatre]
8:00pm-10:45pm MUSICAL CONCERT [at Chrysler Theatre]
1-2 Shuttle Buses will be Returning from Theatre (8:10pm-8:25pm) [outside Theatre]
RON LEARY: 8:00pm-8:45pm
10:55pm-11:10pm 3 SHUTTLE-BUSES RETURN FROM THEATRE [outside Theatre]
THE END… (of the '"official conference program" not the end of the unofficial proceedings…)