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Introducing J-Source Chats, a summer series
2 years ago

Introducing J-Source Chats, a summer series

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Over the next seven weeks, we’ll host Q&As with experts across the country about how to improve your skills, grow your portfolio and break into the industry.
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Do j-school classes have a diversity problem? We asked some students
3 years ago

Do j-school classes have a diversity problem? We asked some students

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A group chat with three journalism students about their experiences with diversity, both in class and in the field.
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Who’s watching you? Facebook profiles a goldmine for journalists
3 years ago

Who’s watching you? Facebook profiles a goldmine for journalists

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Ottawa-based reporters had some unusual advice for aspiring Algonquin College journalism students at a workshop organized by the Media Club of Ottawa.
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Workshop helps beginner journalists deal with interview anxiety
3 years ago

Workshop helps beginner journalists deal with interview anxiety

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Instructors teaching first-year students at the Ryerson University School of Journalism observed what appeared to be an increase in the number of students whose fear of interviewing strangers was an obstacle they seemingly couldn’t overcome.
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 3
3 years ago

Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 3

Allison Leonard live-blogs sessions from the Canadian University Press NASH77 conference in Ottawa.
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 2
3 years ago

Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 2

Allison Leonard live blogs sessions from the Canadian University Press NASH77 conference in Ottawa.
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Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 1
3 years ago

Canadian University Press NASH77 Conference Day 1

Allison Leonard live-blogs sessions from the Canadian University Press NASH77 conference in Ottawa.
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A day in amateur reporting

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Lisa Cumming and Emma McIntosh, two first-year journalism students at Ryerson University, got their first taste of breaking news reporting as they dashed to City Hall to cover Rob Ford’s withdrawal from Toronto mayoral race. Here’s how it happened.
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When satire falls flat: Lessons from The Western Gazette’s botched attempt at being funny

“So you want to date your teaching assistant,” which was published by Western University’s student newspaper, in London, Ont., drew criticism from administration, student unions and women’s groups for making light of sexual harassment. Ryan Mallough looks at how and when humour has a role to play in journalism. 

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