Archive for February 2019

February 13, 2019 @ 10:26 pm

CJF J-Talk: Setting the Standard for Cannabis Journalism

Toronto, Feb. 7, 2019 - The cannabis industry’s influence is far-reaching, affecting public health and safety, policy-making, the economy and talk of a ‘pot-com’ bubble. As various issues get worked out post-legalization, what challenges do journalists face in informing the public in a responsible manner?
Join our speakers focussed on cannabis coverage: Megan Henderson, executive producer of TheGrowthOp.com; Manisha Krishnan, senior writer and host with VICE CanadaArmina Ligaya, business reporter with The Canadian PressMark Rendell, reporter with The Globe and Mail; and moderator Vanmala Subramaniam, business reporter with the Financial Post.

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February 6, 2019 @ 8:52 pm

Driving Innovation in Media

Toronto, Jan. 31, 2019 - In journalism today, the only constant is constant change. The need to innovate is greater than ever before, as powerful new tech tools alter the way we connect and communicate. Join two of journalism’s top innovators and changemakers in a discussion about the challenges and opportunities in driving news innovation. Aron Pilhofer is the James B. Steele Chair in Journalism Innovation at Temple University in Philadelphia. Inga Thordar is executive editor of CNN Digital International, overseeing all international news, sport and programming teams. The conversation was moderated by Kathy Vey, executive producer of digital with TVO. 

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