TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - The CAJ is extending the early-bird registration rate for its Montreal conference.
CAJ 2010: Good Journalism in 140 Characters or More
Grand Plaza Hotel, Montreal, May 28-30.
Register now in order to take advantage of these low rates!
Speakers and session include:
*Keynote* Las Vegas Sun new-media editor and self-described Internet
punk Rob Curley on, well, new media and what it means to you -- and the
future of our business.
*Keynote* Calgary Herald Lorne Motley on the new perils of
CBC investigative journalist Harvey Cashore on digging deeper faster.
King's College professor and computer-assisted reporting expert Fred
Vallance-Jones on getting beyond Google.
CAJ ethics boss Ivor Shapiro and company on the pitfalls of social media.
Media lawyer Brian Rogers on how not to get sued (and how to use the new
"responsible journalism" defense if you do).
Photojournalist Della Rollins on shooting for non-shooters.
Canwest national correspondent David Akin on blogging and tweeting
AND: A special CAJ/Parliamentary Press Gallery panel on Prime Minister
Stephen Harper's information control and what journalists should do about
PLUS the CAJ Awards banquet, networking opportunities and much more.....
Early bird rates -- only $175 for the weekend for CAJ members, and there is a special rate for students and unemployed journalists.
Look for the announcement on CAJ award finalists to be released the week of May 8.
For more information and to register: Visit www.caj.ca
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For further information: For further information: Dale Bass, CAJ conference chair, (250) 374-7467 or cell (250) 572-4620; John Dickins, CAJ executive director, cell (613) 868-5442, Email: email@example.com