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Journalism programs

Liveblog: Reconciliation and the Media
1 year ago

Liveblog: Reconciliation and the Media

Our summary of a one-day conference in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action.
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What the Gateway going digital means for campus media
2 years ago

What the Gateway going digital means for campus media

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Come May, the only way you will be able to read The Gateway is by visiting its website or picking up its new monthly paper.

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Grammar guide: misplaced modifiers
2 years ago

Grammar guide: misplaced modifiers

Kids make nutritious snacks. Snappy headline? Case of cannibalism? Or, a misplaced modifier? A modifier is an adverb, adjective or phrase that, ideally, clarifies or adds detail to your… Continue Reading Grammar guide: misplaced modifiers

College of the North Atlantic moving journalism program to St. John’s
2 years ago

College of the North Atlantic moving journalism program to St. John’s

Amid declining enrolment numbers, the Stephenville, Nfld., program is moving to the province’s capital after 30 years.
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Education Matters: Should j-schools teach advocacy journalism?
3 years ago

Education Matters: Should j-schools teach advocacy journalism?

In an effort to combat declining enrollment, Concordia University is considering a graduate program aimed at training students to report for international NGOs. Education columnist Janice Tibbetts asks if that’s wise.

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Why j-schools should foster entrepreneurship

Journalism startups emerging in Canada is an exciting and welcome trend, writes Julie Ireton. But aside from that innovative thinking, j-schools need to become the incubator for a new, digital, innovative media industry in Canada and teach students the tools and skills to move their entrepreneurial ideas to the next level.

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6 tips on how to do a great live interview
4 years ago

6 tips on how to do a great live interview

It’s time to talk about how onstage interviews are, too often, awful. We see them again and again: live, onstage presentations where the interviewer mistakenly believes he or she is as important as the guest. University of King's College journalism professor David Swick shares his tips on how to interview onstage and moderate panels. 

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Why Langara College is teaching its journalism students how to use drones
4 years ago

Why Langara College is teaching its journalism students how to use drones

Langara College journalism instructor Ethan Baron explains how his innovative new course on news-drone training teaches students the essential technical skills, as well as the proper safety and ethical considerations, of operating drones.

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The Concordian forced to issue second apology for plagiarizing from Canadian University Press
4 years ago

The Concordian forced to issue second apology for plagiarizing from Canadian University Press

One of Concordia University’s campus papers drew criticism for not using the word “plagiarism” in its initial apology for lifting passages from CUP, a non-profit cooperative of student newspapers, of which it is a member.

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