Past Events: 2009/2010 Season

WHERE/WHEN DESCRIPTION   STATUS
TORONTO
2010/05/25
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
Keeping an Eye on Journalism
CBC ombuds Vince Carlin, Toronto Star public editor Kathy English, and National Post assistant managing editor John Racovali discuss the role of the news ombuds. Ryerson journalism professor Jeffrey Dvorkin moderates.
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TORONTO
2010/04/20
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
Arts Journalism: Staying Critical in the Digital Age
Can the web save arts journalism? Kamal Al-Solaylee, Assistant Professor at Ryerson and former theatre critic at the Globe and Mail; Seamus O'Regan, co-host of CTV's Canada AM and host of Arts & Minds and The O'Regan Files on Bravo!; and Globe and Mail columnist and feature writer Kate Taylor answer this question and more. Bronwyn Drainie, editor of the Literary Review of Canada, moderates the discussion.
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TORONTO
2010/03/16
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
Stories from Haiti: A Round Table Discussion with Reporters Who Were There
Maclean’s foreign correspondent Michael Petrou, Toronto Star reporter and columnist Catherine Porter, Globe and Mail reporter Anna Mehler Paperny and Globe and Mail photographer Fernando Morales reflect on their work and time spent in Haiti. The discussion is moderated by author and journalist Sally Armstrong.
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TORONTO
2010/02/16
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
Defending Against Libel and Contempt
Media lawyer Paul Schabas, defamation counsel Peter Downard and the head of CBC News’ Investigative Unit Harvey Cashore examine the benefits and the risks of changing laws. The panel is moderated by Geoff Stevens.
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TORONTO
2010/01/19
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
The Rise of "Ethnic Media"
Jagdish Grewal, editor and publisher of Punjabi Post; Shirley Chan, managing editor of the magazine and supplement section of Ming Pao Daily News; Madeline Ziniak, Canadian Ethnic Media Association executive chair and OMNI Television national vice president; and Lori Abittan, president and CEO of Multimedia Nova Corporation, discuss their respective visions, how they're realizing them and the progress they're making. Chief Diversity Officer of the Ontario Public Service and former journalist Noëlle Richardson moderates.
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TORONTO
2009/11/23
5:00 p.m.
Munk Centre, 1 Devonshire Place, University of Toronto
Democracy and Journalism: The View from the Hill
Hugh Segal, Canadian Senator and political strategist, speaks on the relationship between democracy and journalism from his unique political perspective.
In collaboration with: The Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto
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TORONTO
2009/11/17
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
News Blackouts Save Lives
Robert Fowler, a Canadian diplomat and special envoy of UN Secretary-General to Niger, discusses the significance of news blackouts in kidnapping cases. He will be joined by Toronto Star publisher John Cruickshank, Globe and Mail foreign editor Stephen Northfield and CTV News president Robert Hurst.
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TORONTO
2009/10/20
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
Diversity in the Media: A Case Study
A case study in reaching out to diverse audiences with Joan Melanson, executive producer at CBC Radio, Toronto; and Nick Davis, producer of Metro Morning. Suanne Kelman, associate professor at Ryerson’s School of Journalism, will interview the panel.
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TORONTO
2009/09/15
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., University of Toronto
Journalism is Dead; Long Live Journalism
A discussion on the state of journalism featuring Rem Rieder, editor and publisher of the American Journalism Review, in conversation with Ira Basen, producer of the award-winning CBC radio documentary series Spin Cycles and the recent News 2.0.
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