Spotlight on the Church: Vancouver Institute & Irving K. Barber Centre Lecture

Spotlight on the Church: How Sex Abuse Went Unnoticed For So Long, And What It Took To Expose It.

Mr. Walter “Robby” Robinson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for The Boston Globe where he currently holds the title of Editor-At-Large.  He led the Globe‘s coverage of the Roman Catholic clergy sex abuse scandal, for which the newspaper won, and he personally accepted the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.  He ran the newspaper’s investigate Spotlight Team for seven years.  He was portrayed by Michael Keaton in the 2015 film Spotlight, the winner for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards.

Walter "Robby" Robinson

Walter “Robby” Robinson

This event is one of two sponsored Irving K. Barber Learning Centre lectures in the Vancouver Institute’s 2016/17 Lecture Series.