Past Events: 2011/2012 Season

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TORONTO
2012/05/17
7:00 p.m.
TMX Broadcast Centre

'The First Casualty' in the Age of High-Tech Warfare
Dr. Anthony Feinstein, professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto; Murray Brewster, senior war correspondent of The Canadian Press; Lisa LaFlamme, senior editor and anchor of CTV National News and Matthew Fisher, foreign affairs columnist with Postmedia News talk war reporting in this discussion moderated by Toronto Star foreign affairs columnist and former head of Al Jazeera English Tony Burman.

 

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TORONTO
2012/04/19
7:00 p.m.
TMX Broadcast Centre
We're all journalists now...a CJF Forum on Participatory Journalism
Wilf Dinnick, co-founder and CEO of OpenFile, moderates this discussion on making citizen contributions work.  Dan Dunsky, executive producer of TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin; Andrew Lundy, director of Globalnews,ca; Jennifer MacMillan, communities editor with The Globe and Mail and Rachel Nixon, director of digital media for CBC News and Centres share the benefits and risks to editorial quality.
 

 

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TORONTO
2012/02/16
7:00 p.m.
TMX Broadcast Centre

Digital First. Print Last.
The Gospel According to John Paton

The CEO of New York based Digital First Media, John Paton is transforming his chain of 150 papers including established titles like The Denver Post, The Detroit News and the San Jose Mercury News. He believes that digital is where the money is and he’s got the track record to back that up. Paton shares his insights, followed by a conversation with Douglas Knight, president of St. Joseph Media.

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TORONTO
2012/01/19
7:00 p.m.
TMX Broadcast Centre

Fear and Loathing at City Hall
Join Jerry Agar, host of The Jerry Agar Show on Newstalk 1010; Marcus Gee, The Globe and Mail Toronto columnist; Royson James, Toronto Star municipal affairs columnist and Robyn Doolittle, Toronto Star urban affairs reporter, for a roundtable discussion about the media's relationship with the Mayor's office. Jackson Proskow, Global Toronto municipal affairs reporter, moderates.

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TORONTO
2011/11/22
7:00 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto

Freedom (Or Not) of Information in Canada
Federal Information Commissioner Suzanne Legault provides an insider’s view of access to information in Canada. Hosted by Hugh Winsor, veteran parliamentary reporter and columnist. Panellists include Paul Schabas, a media lawyer with Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP and Jim Bronskill, an investigative journalist with The Canadian Press.

 

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TORONTO
2011/11/10
6:30 p.m.
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Democracy and Journalism: View from the Force
Christine Silverberg, former Calgary police chief, discusses the relationship between democracy and journalism from her unique perspective.
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TORONTO
2011/10/20
6:30 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, Toronto

Fallout from Phone Hacking: Do We Need Regulation?
Join moderator Jamie Cameron, professor at York University’s Osgoode Law School, along with panellists John Honderich, chair of Torstar and former publisher of the Toronto Star; John Owen, journalism professor at City University in London UK and former head of CBC Television News; and Brian Myles, journalist at Le Devoir and president of the Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec; for a roundtable discussion on freedom of the press, public trust and calls for media regulation.

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TORONTO
2011/09/15
7:00 p.m.
Innis Town Hall, Toronto

The State of Financial Journalism
Amanda Lang, senior business reporter for CBC News and co-host of The Lang And O'Leary Exchange, along with Elena Cherney, editor of The Globe and Mail's Report on Business, and former SVP of Corporate Communications at RBC, David Moorcroft, for a roundtable discussion on the state of financial journalism.

 

 

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