The 10th annual Joseph Howe Symposium, “Investigative Journalism: Why it still matters”, will take place on 25-26 October 2013 at the University of King’s College.
For well over a century, investigative reporters have held the powerful to account, revealed corruption and sought solutions to society’s big problems. But in an an age of social media, the 24-hour news cycle and shrinking newsrooms, some have even questioned whether there is enough time or money to justify intensive, deep reporting. Others have embraced new methods of investigative reporting, and new models to pay for it.
This year’s Joseph Howe Symposium brings together some of North America’s leading investigative journalists, including: