Freedom of the Press and the Current Crisis

Date: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Location: 
Room 10 in Dunning Hall, University of Queens, Kingston, ON. Time: 5:30p.m. to 6:30p.m.

Introduction
Where will be without words, thoughts, ideas and free speech? Furthermore, where will be without the press? In this first guest speakers series, the Queen’s Journalism Society has invited Grant Buckler, a Kingston based freelance journalist to talk about the freedom of the press and in connection with current global affairs.

About the Speaker
Grant Buckler has 30 years of experience in reporting on information technology, telecommunications and related areas for a variety of print and online publications. Currently, he is particularly interested in IT in the health care sector, green IT and clean technology. He is also interested in freedom of expression and access to information issues and makes regular contributions to Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE).

About the Queen’s Journalism Society
Our aim is to educate students about journalism, create interest in the profession and help them arm themselves with the skills required to enter and excel in this exciting field.

View the Facebook event page or contact qjs [at] ams.queensu.ca for more information.

(Photo above by Tammy Ngai)