Media Advisory - Canadian Journalism Foundation presents "Arts Journalism:
Staying Critical In The Digital Age"

TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation is hosting a panel discussion on the subject of arts criticism called "Arts Journalism: Staying Critical in the Digital Age". The event takes place at Innis Town Hall at the University of Toronto on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. After the presentation, there will be Q&A with the audience followed by a reception in the adjacent café where panelists and guests can continue the discussion.



From the cultural giants of the past to the celebrity culture of today, how arts criticism and literary journalism have changed. Mainstream media cutbacks and the proliferation of blogging means everyone is a critic. Can the web save arts journalism? These issues will be discussed and debated at the next CJF Forum.


Assistant Professor at Ryerson and former theatre critic at the Globe and Mail Kamal Al-Solaylee

Co-host of CTV's Canada AM and host of Arts & Minds and The O'Regan Files on Bravo! Seamus O'Regan

Globe and Mail columnist and feature writer Kate Taylor

The discussion will be moderated by the Editor of the Literary Review of Canada Bronwyn Drainie

WHEN: Tuesday, April 20, Presentation 6:30 p.m., Reception 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Thank you to CJF Forums Exclusive Series Sponsor: BMO FINANCIAL GROUP


The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes excellence in journalism by celebrating outstanding journalistic achievement through an annual awards program; by operating journalism websites, (English) and (French), in cooperation with the country's leading journalism schools; and by organizing events that facilitate dialogue among journalists, business people, politicians, government officials and academics about the role of the media in Canadian society.

SOURCE News - Media

For further information: For further information: Press inquiries: Heather McCall, Program Manager, Canadian Journalism Foundation,, (416) 955-0630

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