Where does the truth lie when pro players and reporters work for the same big company? When players and teams can communicate directly with fans on Twitter, what’s left for sports journalists? When sports reporting requires a detailed knowledge of economics, is the story still about the game? Join Steve Maich, publisher and editor-in-chief of Sportsnet magazine, Carly Agro, host and reporter for CBC Sports, Bruce Kidd, champion runner and University of Toronto sports expert, and moderator Bruce Dowbiggin, sports journalist and broadcaster, for a discussion on the challenges facing sports journalism.


Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.