Monday, November 08, 2010

Social media shakeup of traditional journalism to be discussed by Carleton grads

The way media work now, the practice of journalism is being shaken up by social media. A panel discussion about the shakeup is being held in Ottawa at Carleton University on November 24, starting at 6 p.m. According to a posting on J-source, the panel is moderated by Chris Waddell, director of the School of Journalism and Communication and panellists (all Carleton grads) are:
• Ira Basen, BAHons/73, CBC radio host and producer; instructor at Ryerson University
• Kim Pittaway, BJ/86, consultant, journalist, author, former editor of Chatelaine
• Steve Rennie, MJ/07, reporter, parliamentary bureau, The Canadian Press
• Claire Brownell, MJ/10, reporter, Ottawa Citizen 
The event is being held in 100 St. Patrick’s Building, Carleton University, with complimentary light refreshments and (natch) a cash bar.Register for this free event online at For additional information, please email or call 1-866-287-7683.



Anonymous Kim Pittaway said...

Hi DB--Seems the Carleton alumni group has incorrectly stated that I'm an author. While I may have a book in my future, at this point, I can't claim that moniker!

8:50 am  

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