The Jack Webster Foundation and the Law Society of British Columbia present:
Annual Law and the Media Seminar
Wednesday, May 29, Vancouver
"Major Crimes and Mega Trials"
VANCOUVER, April 26, 2013 /CNW/ - "Major crimes and mega trials: reporting on police, criminals and the courts in the 21st century," will examine a fictional scenario involving an alleged gang leader and underling charged with murder and organized crime offences. From the first press release announcing the arrests, to the trial of the accused, the workshop will instruct journalists how to navigate a huge story with many developments, both inside and outside the courtroom. The seminar will explore the legal pitfalls of newsgathering and reporting, including confidential informants, publication bans and high-profile criminals.
Law Society Building
9th floor - 845 Cambie Street
Doors Open: 6:00 (complimentary meal available)
Dan Burnett, media lawyer
Doriana Temolo, news director, Global National
Ros Guggi, deputy editor, The Province
Michael Skene, media lawyer
SOURCE: Jack Webster Foundation
For further information:
Admission is free but space is limited so register now. Please provide your name, contact information and media organization to the Jack Webster Foundation at 604-261-6184 or [email protected]