2017 Vancouver Watchdog Workshop

Veritas - Advancing Journalism in the Public Interest is teaming up with U.S.-based IRE and Vancouver-based Global Reporting Centre on a prestigious cross-border investigative conference in Vancouver, May 20 - 21. This is the second event of the new Canadian foundation which fosters professional development for journalists and public engagement and education.

Journalism Across Borders

TORONTO, May 3, 2016 /CNW/ – Veritas, a newly-minted Canadian journalism foundation that creates and supports professional development for journalists in Canada, today announces its plans for an international conference to be held at Ryerson University in Toronto May 14-15.

Should journalists become an arm of the police?

Reporters would say no, but more than a few would say, absolutely. They argue that when journalists possess evidence that could nail terrorists or other criminals, they have a moral if not legal responsibility to hand it over.