David Milgaard, who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, will talk about his experiences and argue that Canada needs a new way to address the issue of wrongful convictions. He will also address the issue of how media play a role in exposing these injustices.
Lunch and Keynote Speech Riddell Hall
The Lessons of Watergate: Carl Bernstein reflects on his historic partnership with Bob Woodward and the event 40 years ago that defined modern investigative journalism.
Cross-Border Investigations and Collaborations 1L11
-BC Jiban, Senior sub-editor, Saurya National daily, Nepal
Screening of Project Censored: The Movie Eckhardt-Gramatté
From the people who bring us a list of the top censored stories of the year, a sneak peek at the movie that challenges corporate media and highlights the stories that don't get the coverage they deserve.
Reception with Keynote Speakers at the Winnipeg Art Gallery Winnipeg Art Gallery
Screening of All the President's Men Winnipeg Art Gallery
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Muzzling of Investigative Work 1L11
How does the government try to contain efforts to hold it to account?
-Arthur Schafer, Director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics, University of Manitoba
The Uniter Presents: Investigating Corruption in Sports 1L13
Is soccer fixed? Are cricket matches rigged? Are outside forces pulling the strings when it comes to match-fixing? Two journalists who have investigated the issue thoroughly will present their findings.
-Declan Hill, Journalist and Academic, and author of "The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime"
This panel is made possible courtesy of The Uniter
Lunch and Keynote Speakers Riddell Hall
Asking the Tough Questions:Adrienne Arsenault of the CBC on what it's like to ask questions when the very act can put you in danger, and Michael Hudson of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on holding powerful interests to account.
Moderator: Natalie Clancy, CBC
Coverage of Aboriginal People in Canada 1L11
Is the Canadian media doing a good enough job covering aboriginal issues?