The Greatest Canadian Media Failure of the Century: Reporting on Aboriginal Issues



    Final day to register for panel discussion in Toronto

    TORONTO, Oct. 14 /CNW/ - Guests have one more day to register for the
Canadian Journalism Foundation panel discussion "The Greatest Canadian Media
Failure of the Century: Reporting on Aboriginal Issues." The event is expected
to reach capacity.
    Our expert panel takes on the sensitive topic of reporting on aboriginal
issues, which not only has relevance but also threatens headlines of a much
more severe nature if the issue continues to be marginalized.

    
    WHO:

    Panelists:

    -   Kimberly Murray, executive director of Aboriginal Legal Services
        Toronto
    -   Dan Smith, book editor at the Toronto Star and author of The Seventh
        Fire: The Struggle for Aboriginal Government
    -   Peter Edwards, Toronto Star reporter who was honoured with an eagle
        feather from the Union of Ontario Indians and a gold medal from the
        Human Rights and Race Relations Centre for his coverage of Ipperwash

    Moderator:

    -   Sally Armstrong, award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker

    WHERE:    Robert Gill Theatre, University of Toronto, 214 College Street
              Located at the NW corner of College and St. George in the
              Koffler Student Centre. Please use the St. George entrance to
              third floor.

    WHEN:     Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Presentation 6:30-8:00
    

    There is no cost to attend the event but guests wishing to attend must
register online at: http://cjf-fjc.ca/programs.htm





For further information:

For further information: Heather McCall, Programs Manager, CJF, (416)
955-0630, hmccall@cjf-fjc.ca, http://cjf-fjc.ca/programs.htm


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