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Creative problem-solving key to Ryerson’s innovation workshop
5 years ago

Creative problem-solving key to Ryerson’s innovation workshop

Ryerson professor Joyce Smith writes about her innovation workshop at the university's journalism school, and how even if the project fails, a student who experiments can succeed.

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Back to school: Loyalist-Trent journalism program unveils its massive new newsroom

Trent University and Loyalist College officially launched a news bureau Wednesday as part of a joint journalism program run by the two schools. Jane Harrison, director of special projects and former dean of Loyalist’s School of Media, Arts and Design talked to J-Source about the new 10,000-square-foot newsroom in Belleville and the program.

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Opinion: We Need a Digital-First Curriculum to Teach Modern Journalism
5 years ago

Opinion: We Need a Digital-First Curriculum to Teach Modern Journalism

Cindy Royal, journalism professor at Texas State University, identifies three guiding principles for journalism schools attempting to conceptualize an entirely new curriculum around digital and data-driven communication. 

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Leonard Asper speaks about the demise of Canwest

On Thursday, Leonard Asper, CEO of the now-defunct Canwest, stopped by the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe to talk about the end of the company. 

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On The Canadian Press creating its first Storify: ‘Yes, you’ll see more of this’

On Wednesday, The Canadian Press published its first Storify on Toronto Maple Leafs' General Manager Brian Burke's firing. Mel Coulson got in touch with Andrew Lundy, CP's new Director of Digital, to ask why CP is doing this and what it means that a wire service is producing curated social media content. 

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