All of J-Source’s coverage from day one of #CAJ16

On May 27, journalists gathered in Edmonton to learn everything there is to know about journalism at the Canadian Association of Journalists annual conference.

Here are all the panels J-Source covered on May 27, for those of you who weren’t able to come in person.

What the heck is happening to Journalism?: Charles Lewis, Jacqui Banaszynski, Margo Goodhand, Mary Agnes Welch and Nick Taylor-Vaisey start from the depressing state of the industry and move into a discussion on what could be done to allow journalists to keep doing what they want to do: Keep Canadians informed about the things they need to know happening in their country, province and local community.

All we want to do is make a living: Charles Lewis speaks about how he worked to find the money to fund the journalism he wanted to do.

Naming sexual assault complainants in the media—what to think about: Lucy DeCoutere, Lisa Taylor and Meredith Levine offer discussion and guidance on best practices for when a sexual assualt complainant decides to publicly reveals their identity.

Keynote—Shadi Rahimi: Shadi Rahimi leads a team of journalists at AJ+, Al Jazeera’s online channel. She speaks about her current reality, the digital tools she and her team use to feed AJ+’s platforms and her thoughts on the state of our industry.

I’m a journalist—no, really: Alan Bass and Jacqui Banaszynski touch on the latest research and thinking into the question of the professionalization of journalism.

#MMIW—You don’t know what it’s like: Laurie Odjick, Lorelei Williams and Melina Laboucan-Massimo share their stories about what it’s like to be on the other side of the story, what the media is doing right, where they go wrong and how to do better. Tina House moderates.