Michael Geist: E-Publishing & The Law

The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) invites you to join us at our next event…

Michael Geist: E-Publishing & The Law
Date: Thursday, March 6, 2008
Time: Registration 6:00 p.m., Presentation 6:30 p.m.

Location: MaRS Discovery Center, Suite 100, CR-3, 101 College Street (see map)

Description: Anyone who blogs, comments, sends e-mail or otherwise publishes electronically is subject to the laws of defamation and libel, according to University of Ottawa Law School professor and internationally renowned expert on law and the Internet, Dr. Michael Geist.

The Internet and new technologies have ushered in a seemingly unlimited array of possibilities for access to knowledge, creativity, and public participation. Dr. Geist will highlight the role that the Internet is playing for new creativity and knowledge sharing, while identifying the business and policy challenges that this creates for journalists and journalism. The talk will be followed by a Q&A moderated by Sally Armstrong (Toronto).

There is no cost to attend the event, but guests must register online at http://www.cjf%20fjc.ca/programs.htm or by e-mail at info@cjf-fjc.ca

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