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From distrust to disinformation and social cohesion, this roundtable discusses the consequences of the pandemic and Trumpism on the political and media landscape in Quebec. Hear from an expert roundtable of academics and public officials about their observations in relation to the 2022 Quebec provincial election.
This roundtable is organized by the Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy (MTD), the UNESCO Chair in Prevention of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism (UNESCO-PREV), the Centre d’études sur les médias (CEM), and the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC).
The event will take place in French but it will be possible for audience members to ask questions in English. Beverages and light snacks will be served.
The event will be livestreamed, however participation in the Q&A is only available to those who join in-person. If you wish to receive the livestream link, kindly register using the virtual ticket option. No recordings of the event will be shared.
• Conclusions of the Quebec Election Misinformation Project (Mathieu Lavigne, Centre for Media, Technology, and Democracy)
• Conclusions of the UNESCO-PREV Chair’s election misinformation monitoring (Sylvain Bédard and David Morin, UNESCO-PREV Chair)
• Actions taken by Élections Québec to limit the spread and influence of electoral disinformation (Kathia Légaré, Élections Québec)
• Understanding the transformations of Quebec’s political and media environments since 2020 and how they can help understand discourses and behaviours observed during the election (Marie-Ève Carignan of the UNESCO-PREV Chair, Éric Bélanger of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship, Colette Brin of the Centre d’études sur les médias)
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