The future of Canadian journalism was up for debate between Andrew Coyne and John Honderich on June 6, 2017.

Coyne and Honderich staked out opposite sides on the motion: “The government must act to save journalism in Canada”.

Honderich, the former publisher of the Toronto Star, argued in favour.

Coyne, a columnist with Postmedia, argued against.

 

The debaters also appeared on CBC Radio One’s Ottawa Morning the day of the debate. The debate was also live-streamed on CPAC and the Toronto Star covered it as well.

Click here for photos and video from the event.

Great Canadian Debates, June 6, 2017

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