J-Talks 2022

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February 2022

News ‘ForYou’: How TikTok is helping newsrooms reach new audiences

February 1 @ 1:00 pm

TikTok’s immense popularity among Gen Z users and more than one billion global user-base make the app an enticing storytelling tool for news publishers. Many newsrooms are reaching hundreds of thousands of young followers that they previously struggled to engage with off the platform. On February 1, The Canadian Journalism Foundation welcomes a panel of trailblazing journalists who are using the video-sharing network to bring news content to a whole new generation. They’ll share their insights on TikTok’s use as…

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Reporting on the Ground in Afghanistan

February 22 @ 1:00 pm

Only days after the U.S. military withdrew from Afghanistan last August, the world watched in awe as the Taliban swiftly retook control. Desperate and visceral images of Afghans clinging to evacuation planes, lifting children over Kabul airport’s barbed wire fences, and stories of crisis dominated news coverage for weeks. On February 22, the CJF welcomes a panel of storytellers who were there before and during the takeover, to share their insights into the challenges, safety issues and nuances of covering…

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April 2022

Reimagining Business Journalism

April 20 @ 12:00 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted labour markets globally. Housing affordability, precarious work, stagnant wages, social isolation, labour inequity and the drive to automation, are some of the major challenges facing the modern employee. On April 20, Reimagining Business Journalism explores how newsrooms are rethinking their business coverage to reflect the post-COVID economy and ensure relevance among a new generation of younger, more diverse readers. The Canadian Journalism Foundation welcomes a panel of thought leaders in business journalism to share their insights on the…

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September 2022

The News Startups: Ecosystem Builders

September 13 @ 1:00 pm

The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s (CJF) popular J-Talks Live kicks off its fall season next month with a special two-part event focused on news startups. Startups have become a recent bright spot in a media industry struggling to survive in the digital era and post-pandemic environment. Indeed, dozens of startups are thriving by filling coverage gaps such as community news and topics often overlooked by mainstream newsrooms. In the two-part virtual event, the CJF will showcase 10 visionaries to share their insights on their…

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The News Startups: The New Wave

September 15 @ 1:00 pm

The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s (CJF) popular J-Talks Live kicks off its fall season next month with a special two-part event focused on news startups. Startups have become a recent bright spot in a media industry struggling to survive in the digital era and post-pandemic environment. Indeed, dozens of startups are thriving by filling coverage gaps such as community news and topics often overlooked by mainstream newsrooms. In the two-part virtual event, the CJF will showcase 10 visionaries to share their insights on their…

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