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How Trump Got Rich: The Real Story

8 November 2018 @ 7:00 pm

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With her recent bombshell New York Timefront-page story, investigative reporter Susanne Craig helped debunk President Trump’s claim of being a self-made billionaire. For more than a year, Craig and two colleagues followed an unwieldy paper trail, documenting deliberate tax manoeuvres that increased the wealth Trump received from his parents, including acts of outright fraud. Craig discusses the complexities of reporting on Trump, money and politics in this conversation with investigative journalist Julian Sher.

Thursday, November 8
6pm Doors open  |  6:30pm Discussion  |  8:00pm  Reception TMX Broadcast Centre, The Exchange Tower 130 King St. W. Toronto


Susanne Craig

SUSANNE CRAIG is an investigative reporter for The New York Times. She joined the paper in 2010 and has been covering Donald Trump and his finances since early 2016. Craig, a Canadian, has also worked at The Wall Street JournalThe Globe and Mail and The Financial Post. At The Journal, Craig was the lead reporter on a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. She is the recipient of a National Newspaper Award and a Michener Award. @susannecraig


Julian Sher

JULIAN SHER is an investigative journalist, the author of six books and a newsroom trainer. He was the senior producer for CBC TV’s The Fifth Estate for five years and as a documentary writer and director he covered wars, corruption and human rights in Iraq, Afghanistan, Russia, Africa and the Middle East. His feature articles have appeared in The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the New York Times and USA Today while his books have tackled organized crime, the justice system and human trafficking. He is currently working on his next book and is training journalists in Europe and the Middle East. @juliansher 




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8 November 2018
7:00 pm
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