A reminder to all my students, colleagues, ex-colleagues, media lovers and media-bashers that the Canadian Association of Journalists annual convention is on this weekend in Vancouver. The schedule is here. I always find something inspiring at some point in these conventions, as I realize how many people out there are still doing amazing work in spite of cutbacks and being dumped on by the public. Lots of topics, from Olympics, to coping with the future, to covering disasters, to freelancing.
Of special interest to those not inclined to sit through panels but who’d like to huddle with fellow journalists, people are gathering at the St. Regis at 7 p.m. for drinks.