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Robert Steiner

University of Toronto
Director, Fellowships in Global Journalism
A former award-winning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Rob now leads the world's only program designed specifically to mentor subject-matter specialists from around the world (professionals and academics) as they become global beat reporters. The Fellowship in Global Journalism teaches physicians to be health reporters, lawyers to be law reporters, architects to cover urban issues, teachers to be education reporters, curators to be culture reporters, etc... The program teaches reporting by mentoring Fellows as they break news in their specialties for 19 major media partners around the world.