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Journalism and analytics: A starter’s guide
9 months ago

Journalism and analytics: A starter’s guide

The use of analytics is now entrenched in news practice. But do journalists really understand how to utilize them? 

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Grammar guide: Common punctuation errors
2 years ago

Grammar guide: Common punctuation errors

Proper punctuation can make your writing sing. Incorrect punctuation can result in lawsuits and social media mockery.
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A day on the web desk at Global News
3 years ago

A day on the web desk at Global News

In this video produced by students from Sheridan College, find out how stories are pitched, developed, and followed for the online audience of Global News.
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War zones, disasters and pure luck: David Common on international reporting
3 years ago

War zones, disasters and pure luck: David Common on international reporting

In a Sheridan College college lecture, the CBC foreign correspondent explains what it’s really like to report from around the globe.
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Video: How to shoot a streeter
3 years ago

Video: How to shoot a streeter

A lot of people consider a streeter, also called a man on the street (MOS), a waste of airtime. But done properly, it can be a great tool to give your audience a voice and provide context on important issues. So how do you shoot a good streeter? Check out this video tutorial produced at Sheridan College for some important tips.

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Video: Separating fact from fiction online
3 years ago

Video: Separating fact from fiction online

Figuring out what's fact or fiction online is a struggle for anyone, but for a journalist it's an essential skill to be mastered. This TED Talk by Markham Nolan, the managing editor of vocativ.com, is a great resource for journalism students and journalists alike.

 

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Scanning for stories: Behind the scenes working overnight camera
3 years ago

Scanning for stories: Behind the scenes working overnight camera

When most of Toronto is fast asleep, CBC's Tony Smyth is scanning the airwaves for the next big story. Eric Mark Do gives us a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to be a camera operator capturing local news in the dark of night.

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How to cover the logistical beast that is the Olympics
4 years ago

How to cover the logistical beast that is the Olympics

What was it like to be part of the CBC machine covering the Olympics? David Common reflects on reporting from the ground in Sochi and the logistical beast that is the Winter Games.

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