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(Greg Macdougall

Multimedia & Multiculturalism - Ottawa project launch (6 parts)

Panel disc on ehtnocultural representation in the media, and interview w/ nat'l program coordinator

Length: 1:11:10
Uploaded: 16 Aug, 2011

Recording Date: 28 Jul, 2011
Recording Location: Club SAW, Ottawa Ontario
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License

Program Title: Multimedia & Multiculturalism - Ottawa project launch (6 parts)
Description: "Represent?! Exploring Ethno-Cultural Diversity in Ottawa’s Media"

Held July 28, 2011 at Club SAW in Ottawa

Panel discussion (divided into 5 parts/questions) and interview with national coordinator of the Multimedia & Multiculturalism Initiative (new 3-year national project addressing ethnocultural misrepresentation in the media, and youth engagement)

Full description of event at:

Featured Speakers/Guests: Intro by: Kate White, Executive Director, UNA-Canada Panel moderator: Chelby Marie Daigle, M&M Ottawa regional coordinator Panellists: Manjit Basi, Host of Trailblazers with Rogers Community Television Aliaa Dakroury, Communications Professor at the University of Ottawa Ian Keteku, 2010 World Poetry Slam Champion Vanessa Lee, CTV Ottawa Reporter Separate interview with: Simmi Dixit, M&M national coordinator

Credits: Recorded (and interview) by Greg Macdougall,

Comments: Multimedia & Multiculturalism Initiative website:
(A project of United Nations Association in Canada - UNAC or UNA-Canada)

Article originally published on
(*this version includes links to videos from event)

Videos published on Youtube - MMUNAC channel:

Arts and Culture
Politics > Activism
Society and Culture > Racism
Type: Speech/Presentation

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(h:mm:ss) 0:12:14
Interview w/ Simmi Dixit, M&M nat'l coordinator Download (0)
Simmi_Dixit_-_m&m_init.mp3 17,623k
192kbps Stereo
Comments: notes: first 7 seconds, and last 10 seconds, is silence


(h:mm:ss) 0:17:18
Panel Part1: Opening/Intros and panellist backgrounds Download (0)
m&m_panel1_v2.mp3 24,916k
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Comments: Note: first 10 seconds is silence, as is last 20 seconds

Video online at:

(h:mm:ss) 0:13:46
Panel Part2: Are ethnocultural communities adequately and accurately represented in media? Download (0)
m&m_panel2.mp3 19,848k
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Comments: note: approx 10 sec silence at beginning, and 20 sec silence at end

video at

(h:mm:ss) 0:12:24
Panel Part3: Possible solutions to media misrepresentations Download (0)
m&m_panel3.mp3 17,873k
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Comments: note: first 10 seconds is silence, also last 20 seconds

video at:

(h:mm:ss) 0:08:20
Panel Part4: Advice for racialized youth interested in media careers Download (0)
m&m_panel4.mp3 12,003k
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Comments: Note: first 10 seconds is silence, as is last 20 seconds


(h:mm:ss) 0:07:08
Panel Part5: Reflections on the Multimedia & Multiculturalism program Download (0)
m&m_panel5.mp3 10,294k
192kbps Stereo
Comments: note: the first 10 seconds is silence, as well as last 20 seconds


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