TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Follow the J-Source liveblog and livestream for tonight's CJF J-Talk, Gawking, Gossip and Crowdfunding: Is this the New Journalism? presented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation. The sold-out event takes place at the TMX Broadcast Centre at The Exchange Tower in Toronto and is part of the CJF J-Talks series, exploring issues and challenges shaping journalism.
Gawker offers a blend of hard news, gossip and a cheeky tone. It's also the site behind the controversial 'Crackstarter' campaign. John Cook, editor-in-chief, discusses media ethics, coverage of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and crowdfunding in a conversation with Jeffrey Dvorkin, media ethics commentator and director of the journalism program at University of Toronto Scarborough.
Thank you to CJF J-Talk exclusive series sponsor BMO Financial Group and in-kind supporters CNW and CPAC.
WHERE: TMX Broadcast Centre - Gallery, The Exchange Tower, 130 King St. West, Toronto
WHEN: Thursday, September 19 / Discussion 6:30 p.m. / Reception 8:00 p.m.
About The Canadian Journalism Foundation
Founded in 1990, 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, J-Source.ca English and ProjetJ (French), in co-operation with the country's leading journalism schools; by organizing events that facilitate dialogue among journalists, business people, government officials, academics and students about the role of the media in Canadian society; and by fostering opportunities for journalism education, training and research.
SOURCE: Canadian Journalism Foundation
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