It's driving eyeballs to websites and media organizations love it. From Miley Cyrus to Gwyneth Paltrow, media outlets are betting–for better and for worse–that names in the news will sell. Is celebrity gossip real news or simply “click bait” in the digital universe? Join Malene Arpe, who writes the Toronto Star Stargazing pages; Alison Eastwood, editor-in-chief of Hello! Canada; Jonathan Kay, comment pages editor of the National Post; and Ben Mulroney, anchor of CTV's etalk. The Globe and Mail's senior media writer Simon Houpt moderates. Nov. 28 at 6:30 pm ET.


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.