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CFG FREE Special Presentation: The Class of Covid-19

  • 17 May 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online


  • CFG Members
  • CWA Canada Associates

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The winter session at the University of King's College School of Journalism in Halifax started normally enough, until the biggest story of the century engulfed the world.

By Friday March 13th, all classes were cancelled, access to gear vanished, and the big end-of-semester show that usually caps the JOUR 3005 Mobile Video Journalism Class?

Would...could...should the show go on?

You know the answer to that.

Using their mobile phones, sometimes iffy Internet connections for online interviews, without tripods or microphones or proper editing facilities, they got to work - while keeping themselves safe in truly troubling times.

Join us on Sunday at 3 pm ET to share the Covid-19 news show they created, and hear from four of the students and their instructor - CFG Member Catherine Harrop - about how it all unfolded.

Who knows: You might learn some useful tricks.

And as always, it's free for members.

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