Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Thursday, January 25th, 2024
Time: 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm
Location:Irene's Pub Restaurant | 885 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W4
Audience:Alumni, Anyone, Carleton Community, Current Students, Professionals, Staff and Faculty
Contact:Moira McGrath,

Author Meets Readers invites Carleton students and the community to join an informal discussion on new books published by members of the Carleton University Faculty of Public and Global Affairs.

About the Book: 

Decolonizing Journalism: A Guide to Reporting in Indigenous Communities. With humour, honesty and insight, author Duncan McCue and CBC journalist Jorge Barrera will share innovative ways of thinking to improve how writers, journalists and storytellers of all kinds share Indigenous voices and perspectives in their work.

About the Presenters:

Duncan McCue is an award-winning broadcaster and Professor of Indigenous Journalism and (Story)telling at Carleton University’s School of Journalism and a longtime CBC radio host and TV news correspondent.

He is the author of Decolonizing Journalism: A Guide to Reporting in Indigenous Communities and The Shoe Boy, a memoir of his time spent on a trapline with a Cree family in northern Quebec. Duncan is a proud Anishinaabe, from the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation in southern Ontario.


Jorge Barrera is a Caracas-born, award-winning journalist who has worked across the country and internationally.

He works for CBC’s investigative unit based out of Ottawa. Follow him on Twitter @JorgeBarrera or email him





This event is part of the Ottawa International Writer’s Festival.



Should you require disability-related accommodations, please contact . The event venue is accessible with a small ramp to enter.