Podcast Night School
Podcast Night School: a week of training for new and established podcasters to get the tools they need to level up. During Hot Docs Podcast Festival, attendees will vie for a chance to become Canada’s next big podcast.
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CMG Freelance President Don Genova and PWAC President Doreen Pendgracs cordially invite all members of both associations in the Greater Toronto Area to join them at a ‘cross-pollination’ mixer on Wednesday, October 30th. Meet the leaders of your respective organizations and mingle with friends and new friends. Compare notes on today’s issues facing freelancers and… Continue Reading PWAC and CMG Freelance Together Again!
Newzapalooza is back again for the 15th year! The show is happening on Friday, November 1st, 2019 at The Opera House, 735 Queen St. E. Doors open at 7 pm, bands start hitting the stage at 8 pm. Proceeds go to the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada. Follow @Newzapalooza on Twitter or head to our… Continue Reading NEWZAPALOOZA XV
The Fall 2019 Journalism and Media Conference brings journalists and media professionals to McGill for three nights of lectures and panels. Hosted by the Tribune Publication Society, the sixth annual edition offers interested students the opportunity to learn about the industry and its future, meet and network with professionals, and engage in conversations about journalism… Continue Reading The McGill Tribune Journalism and Media Conference
CSME, the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors in collaboration with CAJ, the Canadian Association of Journalists, is proud to present a dual event, “How to Become a Unicorn,” with Jessica Johnson, Executive Editor and Creative Director at The Walrus, and Shauna Rempel, National Managing Editor – Social Media and Distribution at Global News. We’ll also… Continue Reading “How to be a Unicorn” with The Walrus’s Jessica Johnson, and “How to Ask for Mentorship,” with LinkedIn’s Diana Jackson
Want to write satirical news in the style of The Onion, The Beaverton or Walking Eagle News? In this workshop, recovering journalist Tim Fontaine will teach you how to write hilarious (or cringe-inducing) short articles and headlines that grab people's attention. maximum capacity: 12 3 hours of instruction Instructor: Tim Fontaine Tim Fontaine is the… Continue Reading Writing Satire Workshop
The Vancouver Podcast Festival (#VanPodFest) presented by DOXA highlights the power and potential of podcasting.
Internship season is upon us, and we want to make sure your cover letters, resumes and CVs are in tip-top shape. Want to make sure your job application stands out compared to hundreds of others? The Eyeopener is bringing back Erin Valois. She is national director and digital editorial operations at Postmedia, who has been… Continue Reading How to get hired, with Erin Valois
Hired as editor-in-chief in 2012, Ben Smith did for BuzzFeed—then best known for its lists, quizzes and viral videos—what few in the industry get to do: he built a news division from scratch. Although BuzzFeed’s entry into serious journalism was met with some skepticism, Smith grew its newsroom into a now-established force that has both… Continue Reading BuzzFeed: From Listicles to Hard News
BuzzFeed media editor Craig Silverman is known internationally for his reporting on social platforms and media manipulation, and for debunking truly "fake news": the mis- and dis-information found at all levels of social media. In this year's Joseph Howe Symposium keynote, he'll weigh the successes and failures of social platforms in the 2019 federal election.… Continue Reading 2019 Joseph Howe Symposium – Decoding the News
What happens when media organizations like the Guardian use ‘climate emergency” instead of “climate change”? Does this open journalists to accusations of bias and activism? Indigenous people have been sounding the alarm on climate change for decades — is it time we listen? Are there climate events and communities that have been overlooked by Canadian… Continue Reading When Language Matters: Should Canada’s journalists report climate change as an “emergency”?
In celebration of our 15th year of independent feminist publishing for teens, Shameless will host the first ever Talking Back Feminist Media Conference on November 16th and 17th, 2019. This conference is funded by the Toronto Arts Council. The conference theme is the future(s) of feminist media. This will be a space to collaborate, to… Continue Reading The Talking Back Feminist Media Conference
Is objectivity a sham? Join us in conversation with activist and journalist Desmond Cole as we break down the concept of the crossroad between those two roles in the industry.
There is no safe level of lead in drinking water, but due to faults and inconsistencies in the measurement of this health hazard, the danger is more widespread in many communities than the official numbers would suggest. A nationwide investigation has found elevated lead levels in 39 percent of Canadian homes, with some in BC… Continue Reading UBC Journalism – Tainted Water Investigation Launch
Don’t miss one of Toronto’s most vibrant party. Join us for an inspiring evening in celebration of human rights journalism around the world. Mingle with well-known journalists and dance to riveting music. Delicious snacks and premium drinks will be served. The Night for Rights 2019 After Party will take place at the Hilton Hotel on… Continue Reading Night for Rights 2019 | After Party
The third annual Peter Stursberg Foreign Correspondents Lecture will be delivered by the CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault, award-winning senior correspondent and a host of The National. Her lecture – The New Frontline – will draw on her extensive experience covering conflict and security issues nationally and internationally. Arsenault’s career with the CBC has included postings in… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Peter Stursberg Foreign Correspondents Lecture with Adrienne Arsenault
Presented by Carleton University's School of Journalism & Communication in collaboration with the Canadian War Museum The third annual Peter Stursberg Foreign Correspondents Lecture will be delivered by the CBC's Adrienne Arsenault, award-winning senior correspondent and a host of The National. Her lecture – "The New Frontline" – will draw on her extensive experience covering… Continue Reading 3rd Annual Peter Stursberg Foreign Correspondents Lecture with Adrienne Arsenault