The McGill Daily, Le Délit and The Link present
Saturday February 13th – Saturday February 20th
Join The McGill Daily, Le Délit, and The Link for a jam-packed week of free events on journalism and media! This annual series, for the first time spread across two different universities, will cover topics from race and media to investigative reporting to making a career in an increasingly competitive industry. Whether you’re new to reporting or you’re a seasoned journalist, this is your chance to meet professional journalists and delve into engaging discussions about media.
Saturday February 13, 12:30-6:30 p.m.: Conférence hivernale de la Presse étudiante francophone
Monday February 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m.: Race and the Media: a Workshop with Kim Milan
Tuesday February 16, 12-1:30 p.m.: Environmental Journalism
Wednesday February 17, 6-8 p.m.: Feminist Journalism Practices
Thursday February 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.: Investigative Journalism
Friday February 19, 6-8 p.m.: Arts Criticism
Saturday February 20: Making a Career out of Journalism
And details coming soon for our most hotly anticipated event: the post-Journalism Week Reception!
Saturday February 13th
Conférence hivernale de la Presse étudiante francophone, 12:30-6:30 p.m. (Inscription 5$)
Location Gert's (Shatner), Admission $5
French presentations by Fabien Deglise (Le Devoir), Judith Lachapelle (La Presse), and Rolan-Yves Carignan (Libération, The Gazette) followed by a panel discussion for members of the student press.
Le journal francophone de l’Université McGill, Le Délit, est ravi de vous convier à la conférence hivernale de la Presse étudiante francophone (PrÉF), qui aura pour thème “les mutations du journalisme”.
Monday February 15th
Race and the media: a workshop with Kim Milan, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location QPIRG Concordia (1500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. suite 204)
Led by award-winning and internationally acclaimed artist, educator, and writer Kim Milan, this workshop will delve into the issues at the intersections of race and the media, as well as opening up a discussion on strategies for journalists and writers to dismantle racism in the media.
Please note that registration is required for the event, and that attendance is capped at 40 because of space constraints.
Registration link:

A daughter of the diaspora, Arawak, West African, Indian and Dutch, hailing from Trinidad and living between Toronto & New York. Kim Katrin Milan is an award winning internationally acclaimed artist, educator and writer. Kim is the co founder and the Executive Director of The People Project, 8 years in the making; a movement of queer and trans folks of color and our allies, committed to individual and community empowerment through alternative education, art activism and collaboration. A public researcher and human rights educator, she shares over 80 unique resources and presentations as well as delivered hundreds of workshops around race, gender, power, privilege, consent, creation, food and entrepreneurship. Kim also engages in community based healing initiatives including teaching Queer and Brown Girls Yoga.
Tuesday February 16th
Environmental Journalism, 12:00 p.m.
Location Lev Bukhman Room
**This event is part of the DPS and The Link's Student Journalism Week, an event series on journalism and the media.**
Environmental journalism is a quick-growing field that blends many facets of journalistic practice, from investigative coverage to science reporting to politics. Join the DPS and The Link we speak with some of Montreal’s top environmental journalists as they discuss what it takes to report on the environment in a time of climate change and the increasing importance of science communication.
Featuring Henri Assogba.
Location and accessibility information TBA.
Wednesday February 17th
Feminist Journalism Practices, 6-8 p.m.
Location Arts W20
**This event is part of the DPS and The Link's Student Journalism Week, an event series on journalism and the media.**
How can writers and journalists integrate intersectional feminist practices into journalism and the media? Join us for a critical discussion of the emergence of popular, ‘feminist’-oriented media platforms, as well as the possibilities for what feminist journalism could look like.
Featuring Hepzibeth Lee, Kai Cheng, and Studio XX.
Location and accessibility information TBA.
Thursday February 18th
Investigative Journalism, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
South Side Cafeteria (Shatner Building)
**This event is part of the DPS and The Link's Student Journalism Week, an event series on journalism and the media.**
If you’re interested in learning more about what it takes to do investigative reporting, this workshop is for you. Whether you’re digging up dirt on political corruption, or interested in how to better navigate hidden information, this panel will discuss everything there is to know about investigative journalism.
Featuring Henry Aubin, Linda Gyulai, Marie-Maude Denis, and Vincent Larouche.
Location and accessibility information TBA.
Friday February 19th
Arts Criticism, 6 p.m.
Club Lounge (University Centre)
**This event is part of the DPS and The Link's Student Journalism Week, an event series on journalism and the media.**
If arts criticism catches your eye, come to this panel to hear experienced critics from leading Montreal newspapers, magazines, and online media platforms discuss working in the field.
Featuring T’cha Dunlevy, Daniel Viola, Lorraine Carpenter, and Crystal Chan.
Location and accessibility information TBA.
Saturday February 20th
Making a Career out of Journalism, 4 p.m.
CSU Lounge (1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., 7th floor) *Accessible*
**This event is part of the DPS and The Link's Student Journalism Week, a series of events on journalism and the media.**
The path becoming a professional journalist has drastically changed in the past few years. Whether you’re a blogger, freelancer, or student editor, this panel will discuss how to navigate this changing industry, and how to turn your writing skills and experience into a career.
Featuring Kate McKenna, Eric Andrew-Gee, Adam Kovac and Justin Ling.

Our most hotly anticipated event of Journalism Week. Details to come soon!