Media Advisory - Annual Law and the Media Seminar

VANCOUVER, April 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The Jack Webster Foundation and the Law Society of British Columbia present:            

Annual Law and the Media Seminar
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

for members of the BC journalism community

"Judging the Journalist"
Could your journalism survive scrutiny by a judge? 
The Responsible Communication defence protects journalists who do it right even if they get some of it wrong, provided you are willing to put your work under the microscope.  An investigative story will unfold, with bumps and legal twists. 
How will you and your story fare under cross examination? 

Law Society Building
2nd floor - 845 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC 

Doors Open: 6:00 (pizza available)
Seminar: 6:30pm…precisel

David Beers, founding editor, The Tyee
Dan Burnett, media lawyer, Owen Bird Law Corporation
David Sutherland, media lawyer, David F. Sutherland Law Corporation
Kathy Tomlinson, investigative reporter, The Globe and Mail

Admission is free but space is limited so register now. Please provide your name, phone, email and media organization to the Jack Webster Foundation at or call  604-261-6184.

Thanks to CNW for supporting the Jack Webster Foundation.

SOURCE Jack Webster Foundation

For further information: Nora Newlands, Executive Director, Jack Webster Foundation, Tel. 604-261-6184, Fax 604-261-1964, Email:, Web site:

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