Journalists for Human Rights McGill is proud to collaborate with The McGill Daily’s Student Journalism Week to present a discussion of social justice journalism.
SOCIAL JUSTICE JOURNALISM: Amy Miller & Derek MacCuish
Friday, November 5th, 7pm
Leacock 219, McGill University
Amy Miller is a media maker and social justice organizer based in Montréal. She directed the documentaries ‘Myths for Profit: Canada’s Role In Industries of War and Peace’ and ‘Outside of EUrope’ which were produced by Wide Open Exposure the company she co-runs. She has worked extensively with The Dominion and The Media Co-op and other independent media projects across North America.
Derek MacCuish has been with the Social Justice Committee of Montreal (SJC) since the early 1990s, editing the Upstream Journal and coordinating programs on economic policy and international institutional reform. He was formerly adjunct professor at Concordia University (2000-2007), teaching seminars on global governance. He has guided the development of the Upstream Journal from a newsletter for SJC donors to a nationally distributed commercial magazine. He oversees the work of volunteers and interns who prepare the journal’s content while receiving training in journalism.