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Retired Journalist, Charles Gordon, Delivers Talk at Trent University


January 20 Event Open to the Public

Wednesday, January 18, 2006, Peterborough

Retired journalist Charles Gordon will deliver a free, public talk on the newspaper business and journalistic career options, at Trent University in the Senior Common Room of Lady Eaton College on Friday, January 20 at 2 p.m.

The talk, entitled Journalism: The Second Oldest Profession, Are Newspapers Still Worth Reading?, will address technology changes in the news environment and the effect these changes have on the way news is gathered. Job prospects and job development in the profession and what prospective journalists can do to be prepared will also be discussed.

Charles Gordon retired from the Ottawa Citizen last year after 40 years of working for newspapers, mostly as a satirical columnist but also as a city editor, editorial writer, feature writer, and book review editor.

Mr. Gordon is also the author of five books, including The Canada Trip, At the Cottage, and The Grim Pig. His new book, Still at the Cottage, will be published by McClelland and Stewart in May.


For more information, please contact:

Arndt Kruger, Principal - Lady Eaton College, 748-1011 x1502








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