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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 pmFree
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.