Sci-lenced: A Conversation at Massey College

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On October 17, 2012, as part of Non-Speak Week, PEN Canada partnered with the Canadian Science Writers Association to host Sci-lenced, a panel discussion on the prevention of media access to government scientists. The venue was intimate, the crowd was thoughtful, and the conversation was engaging.

Government scientists and the media in Canada

How has government policy on media access to publicly-funded science changed in recent years? What are the implications for society when the public is prevented from accessing scientific information?

On October 17, 2012, as part of Non-Speak Week, PEN Canada partnered with the Canadian Science Writers Association to host Sci-lenced, a panel discussion on the prevention of media access to government scientists. The venue was intimate, the crowd was thoughtful, and the conversation was engaging.

The panelists:
Danny Harvey, Climate Change Scientist
Stephen Strauss, President, Canadian Science Writers Association
Pippa Wysong, Freelance science journalist, and board member, Canadian Science Writers Assocation

Moderated by Bruce Walsh, PEN Canada

HIGHLIGHTS

Sad you missed the event? Don’t be, you can listen to the complete audio recording right here!
[podcast]https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/pencanadapodcast/Sci-lenced.mp3[/podcast]

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