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How journalism students are taught to tell Aboriginal stories
2 years ago

How journalism students are taught to tell Aboriginal stories

By Meagan Gillmore

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s mandate ended last year. Among its 94 items believed crucial for reconciliation is a call for journalists to… Continue Reading How journalism students are taught to tell Aboriginal stories

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

Students could be key in Halifax journalists’ strike
2 years ago

Students could be key in Halifax journalists’ strike

By Errol Salamon for CWA Canada

Journalism students and recent graduates are well placed to support Chronicle Herald newsroom workers in Halifax, who have been on strike since Jan. 23. They can… Continue Reading Students could be key in Halifax journalists’ strike

Ethnic parents hold unique perspectives on j-school
2 years ago

Ethnic parents hold unique perspectives on j-school

By Marcus Medford for New Canadian Media

International students and children of immigrants say pursuing post-secondary studies in journalism can motivate both encouragement and opposition from their parents.

Sharif Hasan’s… Continue Reading Ethnic parents hold unique perspectives on j-school

Annual John H. McDonald awards accepting nominations
2 years ago

Annual John H. McDonald awards accepting nominations

Awards for student journalism available in 21 different categories including Best Website and Best Social Media.
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Waterloo student paper claims lease termination politically motivated
2 years ago

Waterloo student paper claims lease termination politically motivated

By  •  Student page

In May, University of Waterloo’s Imprint newspaper received a lease termination notice from the student union for the campus office space it has published in since 1979.
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Live Q&A: How to Conduct Your Best Interviews with Selena Ross and Sarah Boesveld
2 years ago

Live Q&A: How to Conduct Your Best Interviews with Selena Ross and Sarah Boesveld

Join us Friday, June 26, at 12 noon ET for a live question-and-answer session about interviewing with Selena Ross, reporter at the Globe and Mail, and Sarah Boesveld, reporter at the National Post. Ross and Boesveld will take questions from journalism students about how to prepare for an interview, how to turn a dull conversation into a valuable one and their favourite questions to ask.
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