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Queen's University

School of Policy Studies

Policy Speaker Series

Ten Myths About TV News:
(and what that says about democracy)

March 25, 2010

Jeffrey Dvorkin Jeffrey Dvorkin is the Rogers Communications Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto. Dvorkin has been the Managing Editor and Chief Journalist at CBC Radio and the VP of News and Information at NPR, based in Washington, DC where he also taught journalism and ethics at Georgetown University.

Dvorkin also served as NPR1s first ombudsman from 2000-2006 and was President of the international Organization of News Ombudsmen (ONO). He now is ONO's executive director and in that capacity, works with journalists and media organizations from around the world. He has conducted workshops in Armenia, Turkey, Israel, Palestine, Romania, Portugal and Chile.

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