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When Journalists Investigate: How to Navigate a Story with High Stakes and Deep Consequences

April 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Explore the legal pitfalls and implications when a journalist gets caught up in a missing person’s case. A panel of experts will follow an unfolding scenario and provide insights on navigating police, tipsters, prisons, court access, a family’s grief and major potential for defamation.

Sign up for this free interactive workshop and be informed by the 2021 panel members:

  • Dan Burnett, QC, Media Lawyer, Owen Bird Law Corporation
  • John L. Daly, 980 CKNW/Investigative Reporter
  • Cassidy Olivier, City Editor, The Vancouver Sun/The Province
  • Farid Muttalib, Legal Counsel, CBC/Radio-Canada

Admission is free. Reserve your place for this entertaining, interactive and informative seminar by emailing the Jack Webster Foundation at info@jackwebster.com and provide your name, title, and media/organization you represent.

The Law & the Media Seminar is presented by the Law Society of British Columbia and the Jack Webster Foundation.

Dan Burnett
Dan Burnett, QC, Media Lawyer
Owen Bird Law Corporation
Dan Burnett
John L. Daly
980 CKNW/Investigative Reporter
Dan Burnett
Cassidy Olivier, City Editor
The Vancouver Sun/The Province
Dan Burnett
Farid Muttalib, Legal Counsel


April 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Jack Webster Foundation
Law Society of British Columbia


Zoom Video Webinar