Media Advisory - Less than a week left to book tickets: 'Building Bloomberg News' featuring co-founder Matthew Winkler

TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Less than a week remains to book tickets to see Matthew Winkler, co-founder and editor-in-chief emeritus of Bloomberg News, in conversation with Jacquie McNish, award-winning senior correspondent with The Wall Street Journal. The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) will hold the J-Talk Building Bloomberg News on October 25 in Toronto.

In an era of mounting newsroom cutbacks, Bloomberg News remains a financial and journalistic success story. Winkler will discuss newsroom budgets, the evolution and ethics of business news and working with Michael Bloomberg to create the "Bloomberg Way."

In his current role, Winkler interviews global newsmakers and writes about markets for Bloomberg View, a forum that provides opinion and analysis of current events. He is also author of The Bloomberg Way: A Guide for Reporters and Editors and co-author of Bloomberg by Bloomberg. Prior to joining Bloomberg, Winkler was a columnist for Forbes magazine, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and with Dow Jones & Co. news services in New York and in London.

The discussion is part of the CJF J-Talks series, exploring issues and challenges shaping journalism.

The CJF is grateful for the generosity of J-Talk series sponsor BMO Financial Group and in-kind supporters CNW and CPAC.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 25 | Discussion: 6:00 p.m. | Reception: 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: TMX Broadcast Centre, The Exchange Tower, 130 King St. West, Toronto

General Admission: $25
(Limited quantity available. ID at the door): $15
Register now


About The Canadian Journalism Foundation
Founded in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation promotes excellence in journalism by celebrating outstanding journalistic achievement. Our signature events include an annual awards program featuring a must-attend annual industry gala where Canada's top newsmakers meet Canada's top news people. Through J-Talks, our popular speaker's series, we facilitate dialogue among journalists, business people, academics and students about the role of the media in Canadian society and the ongoing challenges for media in the digital era. The foundation also supports journalism websites (English) and (French) and fosters opportunities for journalism education, training and research.

SOURCE Canadian Journalism Foundation

Image with caption: "Matthew Winkler, co-founder and editor-in-chief emeritus of Bloomberg News, speaks with The Wall Street Journal's Jacquie McNish, on October 25 at The Canadian Journalism Foundation's J-Talk in Toronto. (CNW Group/Canadian Journalism Foundation)". Image available at:

For further information: For inquiries: Natalie Turvey, Executive Director, The Canadian Journalism Foundation, 416-955-0396,


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