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November 18th, 2019 Panels + Workshops

Opening Breakfast: Robert Fisk in conversation with Brian Myles

The main character in Yung Chang’s This is Not a Movie presented at TIFF, Robert Fisk is an acclaimed writer and Middle East correspondent since 1976, while reporting for The Independent since 1989. Mr. Fisk, in conversation with Le Devoir Director Brian Myles, will discuss a career dedicated to the search for truth, against all odds and pressures. A stimulating discussion on ground research and challenges to the truth in an era of fake news.

Biography of Robert Fisk

In Conversation
Robert Fisk, Independent Journalist
Brian Myles, Le Devoir, Director

In English.
Open to Forum pass-holders, Forum RIDM à la carte Day 1 ticket-holders and single-ticket holders.
Doors will open at 8:30 am.

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