The role of online platforms in influencing public opinion
The rise of online platforms has forever changed the world’s political processes. They have created unparalleled access to politicians by creating direct channels for discourse, caused wide-spread news circulation and enabled social movements.
But what role do online platforms play in ensuring ‘fake news’ do not spread and that citizens receive unbiased information to be able to make informed political decisions? Who are the actors controlling what we see online? What protections exist to ensure our lawful use of data?
Join us for a panel discussion as we consider some of the most challenging and topical issues influencing democracy at every level of government.
Cristina Onosé MA, CIPP/C, Director, Government Relations, Canadian Marketing Association
You Will Learn:
Registration 8:30 am to 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am to 10:00 am