April 10, 2018: Reporting on Sexual Misconduct
Location: The International Room at the International Living and Learning Centre – 240 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON
Two back to back sessions. Day one will serve as a workshop for journalists who are seeking expertise on how to report on sexual violence in the media.
Session 1 – femifesto: 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
femifesto is a Toronto-based, feminist organization that works to shift rape culture to consent culture. Their main project has been creating Use the Right Words: Media Reporting on Sexual Violence in Canada a free guide for journalists when reporting on sexual violence.
Session 2 – Cyber security: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cyber security: Protecting the privacy and identity of a source is paramount to any reporter covering a sensitive topic, but that’s becoming increasingly difficult in the age of information. This workshop will cover the different tools journalists can use online to keep their sources’ information secure and confidential.