Upcoming CJF j-talk examines the role of social media in breaking news

On Thursday, February 28, the Canadian Journalism Foundation will host a journalism talk in Toronto titled The Twitter Effect: Is Journalism Still Able to Get it Right? Participants will discuss the various challenges and ethical dilemmas that arise as journalists increasingly turn to Twitter and other social networking sites to report on breaking news.

Pannelists include Andy Carvin, senior social media strategist at NPR and author of Distant Witness; Esther Enkin, ombudsman for CBC English services; and Mathew Ingram, senior writer at GigaOM.

Kathy English, public editor at the Toronto Star, will moderate the event.

The j-talk takes place in Toronto on Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

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