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A robust discussion on freedom of speech

I was honoured to be the moderator of an important discussion on freedom of speech at the 2023 Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival in Montreal. [https://bluemetropolis.org/event/freedom-of-speech-propaganda-and-cacophony/] The discussion focused on the challenges facing the fundamental human right of freedom of expression in the age of social media, ongoing government attempts at repression, and corporate control …

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Looking for Alicia wins the Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction

Looking for Alicia: The Unfinished Life of an Argentinian Rebel was announced winner of the 2022 Quebec Writers’ Federation prestigious Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction at last night’s annual QWF Awards Gala. [https://qwf.org/award-year/2022/] The Jury’s citation reads as follows: “Marc Raboy’s investigation into the disappearance of Argentine journalist and social activist, Alicia Raboy, succeeds in …

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Marc Raboy’s recent appearances

Presentation at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD), Princeton University, “Marconi and the 20th century triumph of radio,” April 7, 2017 Participation as “celebrity author” at BiblioBash, Toronto Public Library, April 27, 2017 Panelist, “Does a biography have the last word?” (with Rosemary Sullivan and Laurent Seksik), Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, Montreal, April 29, …

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Latest Marconi reviews, articles and broadcasts

Reviews Journalism History, 42, 3, Fall 2016, 178-179 (Noah Arceneaux) Canadian Journal of Communication, 42, 1, 2017 (Rowland Lorimer) National Post (Zane Schwartz, March 4, 2017) Articles Montreal Review of Books (Sara Spike, February 24, 2017) Huffington Post (Marc Raboy, February 27, 2017) Globe and Mail (Mark Medley, February 28, 2017) CBC Books (March 2, …

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