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Truth, Lies and Democracy: Journalism After Trump Olivia Ward
From our weekly free public lecture series, Vital Discussions of Human Security, Science for Peace presents:
"Truth, Lies and Democracy: Journalism After Trump"
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Journalist & Filmmaker; Foreign Affairs Reporter, Toronto Star
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UC 152 University College, 15 Kings College Circle, University of Toronto.
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Olivia Ward is a foreign affairs reporter for The Toronto Star who has written on international affairs for over 16 years, beginning as the Stars UN correspondent and reporting from countries around the globe. Olivia has led the Moscow and London bureaus for the Star and has reported from the former Soviet Union, South Asia, and the Middle East, and on conflict zones including Chechnya, Tajikistan, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Kosovo, Serbia, Iraq, and Israel and Palestine.
Olivia's incredibly influential work has also been the subject of a number of films. She collaborated on films with Shelley Saywell, including the Oscar-listed documentary "A Childs Century of War", which was inspired by Olivia's reports from Chechnya. The Emmy-award-winning "The Selling of Innocents, by director Simcha Jacobovici was based on her reports on the trafficking of women in India. Her last film project with Shelley Saywell, "Devils Bargain", focuses on the catastrophic consequences of the international small arms trade.
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VITAL DISCUSSIONS OF HUMAN SECURITY
are hosted throughout each semester on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in Room 152, University College, 15 Kings College Circle, University of Toronto. Bring a friend. Upon request we offer a certificate of completion to anyone who attends eight of the 12 lectures this term.
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