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January 28, 2021 @ 3:46 pm

J-Talks Live - Fast Forward: Trust, Tech and the Media

Jan. 26, 2021 - It’s all happening—and happening fast across the media spectrum: digital transformation, diversification of newsrooms and efforts to engage the diverse communities media organizations seek to serve. But there are still challenges and more change to come -- how best to connect with those who are typically underserved, whether it be communities of colour, the disenfranchised or the young and disengaged? How can innovations in today’s technology be applied to reach various audiences? Particularly, can technology from the gaming world be deployed to our digital-first storytelling future?

Join Sandra Clark, vice-president for news and civic dialogue at WHYY, the public media organization serving the Philadelphia region, Nadine Ajaka, senior producer of visual forensics with The Washington Post, and Kristopher Alexander, assistant professor with a focus on video games at the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University, in a virtual conversation with host Anna Maria Tremonti, host of the podcast More.

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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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