Making Print Pay
An exploration of paywalls, sponsored content, and other strategies aimed at reinventing the business model of print media in this digital age with Phillip Crawley, publisher of The Globe and Mail; John Cruickshank; publisher of the Toronto Star; Gerry Nott, senior vice-president of the Eastern region, Postmedia Network; and André Pratte, editorial pages editor of La Presse.
Moderated by Joshua Benton
January 23, 2014
Details coming soon.
RECENT EVENTS 2013-2014
Celebrity Journalism: Guilty Pleasure or Real News?
Malene Arpe, who writes the Toronto Star Stargazing pages; Alison Eastwood, editor-in-chief of Hello! Canada; Jonathan Kay, comment pages editor of the National Post; Ben Mulroney, anchor of CTV's etalk; and Simon Houpt, senior media writer with The Globe and Mail, discussed celebrity journalism.
November 28, 2013 | 6:30 p.m.
The Coveted Journey: From Journalist to Bestselling Author
Linwood Barclay, the former Toronto Star humour columnist turned author of suspense novels, and Lisa Gabriele, the former showrunner at CBC’s Dragons’ Den who found success with an erotic novel first published under a pseudonym (now turned into a trilogy), talked about the journey from journalist to bestselling author in this discussion with The Globe and Mail's Books editor Jared Bland.
October 22, 2013 | 6:30 p.m.
Gawking, Gossip and Crowdfunding: Is this the New Journalism?
John Cook, editor-in-chief of Gawker, discussed media ethics, coverage of Toronto mayor Rob Ford and crowdfunding in a conversation with Jeffrey Dvorkin, media ethics commentator and director of the journalism program at University of Toronto Scarborough.
September 19, 2013 | 6:30 p.m.