Profile: Laura Robinson – Writing the real story

LAURA ROBINSON, a freelance journalist and author based in Canada, is speaking at the Humber Theatre at 11:15am today on investigative journalism in sports.

Laura Robinson author and journalist

Laura Robinson author and journalist

Robinson has won various awards in a near 20-year career – including one from Play the Game in 2002 for best investigative journalism – and is the author of several books concerning women in sport. Her most recently published work, “Great Girls” looks at 17 of the best female athletes in Canada today writes James Bourne.

She was also the first journalist in Canada to write about sexual abuse in sport with a groundbreaking piece printed in the Toronto Star entitled “Sexual Abuse: Sport’s Dirty Little Secret” in 1992.

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