DPS Annual Student Journalism Week


Daily Publication Society (DPS) Annual Student Journalism Week

Learn everything you've ever wanted to know about aspects of journalism: everything from how to investigate a tip to media law to copy editing.

March 18

Photo Editing Workshop (2pm - 3pm, Shatner B-24)
Learn how a photo gets into the paper: from how to cover an event or story to how to edit your photos. Please bring your own camera!

March 19

Careers in Media (1 pm - 2 pm, Lev Bukhman, 2nd floor Shatner)
What careers can we pursue if we decide NOT to go into mainstream journalism? Hear from media professionals about other career options and how they got their starts.
Featuring Doug Sweet (Media Relations, McGill), Ethan Cox (Rabble.ca)

Copy Editing Workshop (2 pm - 3pm, Lev Bukhman, 2nd floor Shatner)
Whether you're writing an article for a newspaper or a paper for a class, copy editing is a skill that can be applied to every piece of text that comes through your hands. Learn tips from The Daily's copy editor, Nicole Leonard, and improve your writing and editing.

March 20

Media Law and Investigative Journalism (1 pm - 2 pm, Madeleine Parent room, 2nd floor Shatner)

Behind the scenes workshop (2 pm - 3 pm, Madeleine Parent room, 2nd floor Shatner)

March 21

Journalism School Panel (2 pm - 4 pm, Burritoville, 2055 rue Bishop)
Sophie Tremblay, CBC Montreal and McGill graduate
Richard Tardif, Executive Director at the Quebec Community Newspapers Association
Adam Kovac, freelancer and former Link editor
Henry Gass, Columbia journalism student and former Daily editor

Meet and greet (4 pm - 5 pm, Burritoville, 2055 rue Bishop)

Activism and Journalism (6 pm, Arts B-22)
Hear from people who work at the intersection of activism and journalism about challenges they face, perceptions of objectivity in journalism, and the importance of covering social justice issues in media.
Featuring Gretchen King (CKUT), Martin Lukacs (independent journalist with the Guardian), and Holly Dressel (environmental advocate and co-author with David Suzuki of Good News for a Change)

Join us after the panel for a reception to thank our speakers and celebrate a great J-Week!

And a huge thank-you to Media@McGill for partnering with us for the events!

For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/297679300359850/?fref=ts