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Is Journalism Failing Women? RRJ: Unpublished

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Rogers Communications Centre

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Ryerson FCAD Catalyst (Second Floor)

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The conversation surrounding women’s issues has taken centre-stage—contested in the courts, our politics and the media.


What role should women’s media play?


What: RRJ Unpublished: Is journalism failing women? Perspectives on women’s media

Where: Ryerson FCAD Catalyst (Second floor, Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street, Toronto, ON,M5B 2M7)

When: Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 6:45 pm

Schedule:
6:45 pm: Doors open

7:00 pm: Event begins

Entry:
$5 student admission (includes a drink and free magazine, must show student ID card at the door).

$10 general admission (includes a drink and a free magazine)


Participants/Speakers:

Sheila Sampath, Editorial Director, Shameless Magazine

Sheila is a writer, artist, educator, and activist designer. She is the Principal and Creative Director at The Public, the Editorial and Art Director of Shameless magazine, and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Design at OCAD University. Her first book, Letters Lived, was published under the Three O’Clock Press’ Women’s Press imprint.

Carley Fortune, Executive Editor, Refinery29

Carley is the Executive Editor of Refinery29 Canada. Prior to joining R29, she oversaw the digital transformation of Chatelaine, first as its Deputy Editor, then as Editor-in-Chief. She has more than 12 years experience at the country’s top publications, including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life, and The Grid (RIP), and is the recipient of multiple National Magazine Awards. Carley is a lover of bold ideas and a bold lip. She’s also a Ryerson grad.

Lianne George, Former Editor-in-Chief, Chatelaine

Lianne is the former editor-in-chief of Chatelaine and director of lifestyle content for Rogers Digital Content & Publishing. She was the founding editor of The Grid, and has held senior-level positions at Maclean’s and Canadian Business. Her feature writing has appeared in many publications, including Maclean’s, Report on Business and New York magazine. She was awarded the inaugural Grand Prix Editor of the Year at the 2018 National Magazine Awards.

Eternity Martis, Senior Editor, Xtra

Eternity is an award-winning journalist and the senior editor at Xtra. Her work has been featured in Vice, Salon, Hazlitt, TVO.org, The Walrus, CBC and many more. In 2017, she was a finalist for the National Magazine Awards' Best New Writer. She is currently working on her memoir, "They Said This Would Be Fun" which will be published with McClelland & Stewart.

Maureen Halushak, Editor-in-Chiefm FLARE

Maureen is the editor-in-chief of FLARE—the Canadian millennial’s guide to feminism, pop culture, current events, fashion and beauty—and a firm believer that female rage will change the world.

Emma Jones, Multimedia and Data Journalist

is a multimedia and data journalist currently pursuing a master’s degree in urban planning at the University of Toronto, specializing in social planning and policy. She has reported for outlets including The Globe and Mail, CANADALAND, the CBC, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and The Discourse. Most recently, she was based in Vancouver with The Discourse, producing projects on gender issues driven by data and deep listening approaches. She is excited about using the power of storytelling to shine light on systemic issues, build communities and catalyze social change.

For more information, please contact celina.gallardo@ryerson.ca







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