Live blogging the 2009 Joseph Howe Symposium: The Future of News

“I feel like an artisanal cheese-maker at a Cheez Whiz convention,” an
editor said during one panel. Find out everything else that went on at
this annual event in Halifax by reading our live coverage.

On Saturday, Oct. 17 at the University of King’s College, a powerhouse of journalistic thinkers gathered to consider the future of the news business at the seventh annual Joseph Howe Symposium, presented by the King’s School of Journalism in Halifax.

J-Source live blogged the one-day event.

Michael Rogers, the former futurist-in-residence at The New York Times, headlined the event.

John Honderich of Torstar Corp. spoke about maintaining quality journalism in the digital age. Donna Logan, president of the Canadian Media Research Consortium, discussed major findings of the consortium’s State of the Media in Canada study, which will be released in final form shortly.

Joining them were Bruce MacCormack from the Chronicle Herald, Kyle Shaw of The Coast and Kevin Cox of

Find further information and speaker bios here.