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Give Me Rewrite: Drafting a New Future for Journalism

Tue., Mar. 3, 2020 7:00 p.m.

Location: University Theatre -Riddell Centre-

39th Annual Minifie Lecture

The School of Journalism invites you to its 2020 James M. Minifie Lecture, presented by award-winning Globe and Mail feature writer Jana Pruden. Pruden is the former crime bureau chief of the Edmonton Journal, and previously worked at the Regina Leader-Post, the Medicine Hat News, the Prairie Post and the Interlake Spectator. She is also a journalism instructor at MacEwan University.

Her writing has also appeared on Longform, Longreads and Byliner, and in magazines such as The Walrus, Reader's Digest and Sharp.

Her story Fear on the Farm was named to Slate's best crime writing 2013, and appeared in The Best American Sports Writing 2014 as a piece of Notable Sports Writing. In 2019, it was released in book form by Hingston & Olsen Publishing.

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