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News ‘ForYou’: How TikTok is helping newsrooms reach new audiences

February 1, 2022 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)

TikTok’s immense popularity among Gen Z users and more than one billion global user-base make the app an enticing storytelling tool for news publishers. On February 1, The Canadian Journalism Foundation welcomes a panel of trailblazing journalists who are using the video sharing network to bring news content to a whole new generation. Featured speakers are journalists Dave Jorgenson, The Washington Post, Evy Kwong, Toronto Star and Sophia Smith Galer, VICE World News, in conversation with Elamin Abdelmahmoud, host of the CBC podcast Pop Chat.

Reporting on the Ground in Afghanistan

February 22, 2022 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)

The CJF welcomes a panel of storytellers who were there before and during the transition in Afghanistan, to share their insights into the challenges, safety issues and nuances of covering this humanitarian crisis. Featured speakers are Global News journalists Stewart Bell and Jeff Semple, VICE World News journalist Hind Hassan, and photographer Kiana Hayeri. Leading this discussion is Nil Köksal, host of CBC’s World Report.