The Canadian Journalism Foundation has announced three upcoming events in its J-Talk series in Toronto. This popular speaker series is focused on exploring issues and challenges shaping journalism in Canada and around the world.
Mohamed Fahmy in conversation with Michelle Shephard – November 2
Award-winning Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy will give a special interview with Toronto Star national security reporter Michelle Shephard on November 2. Fahmy was the Egypt bureau chief at Al Jazeera International when he was arrested in 2013. He spent more than 400 days incarcerated in Egypt before he was pardoned last month.
John Stackhouse and Craig Silverman – November 12
On November 12, former Globe and Mail editor-in-chief John Stackhouse and Buzzfeed Canada’s Craig Silverman will come together for a presentation about the current challenges facing traditional and emerging media. Stackhouse and Silverman will each discuss their thoughts on the future of journalism and share insights and challenges from their distinct perspectives.
Martin Baron in conversation with Anne Marie Owens – November 18
Finally, Martin Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post, will join National Post editor Anne Marie Owens in conversation on stage on November 18.
For more information about the CJF J-Talk series, visit www.cjf-fjc.ca/j-talks.