Rather than bolstering the corporations that have decimated Canada’s media ecosystem, the federal tax incentive package should be used to fund journalists’ work
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When Maria Ressa learned, via Twitter, that she was among the group of journalists Time magazine recognized as “Person of the Year” — “Guardians” in the “war on truth” — her immediate thought was sobering, indeed.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring
Why the controversy surrounding Jill Abramson’s newly released book puts the spotlight squarely on the valuable research department
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Veritas, a Canadian foundation dedicated to advancing journalism in the public interest, will co-host its third international conference with Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) in Toronto at the Ryerson School of Journalism.
Read More Continue Reading Investigative Journalism Across Borders conference coming to Toronto this Spring
With the current pervasive use of online media for personal and academic reasons, it’s necessary for students to have skills to confidently filter and decipher what they’re reading.
Read More Continue Reading How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
Women are quoted one-third as often as men in Canadian news stories, says a resource centre dedicated to closing the gap, as it unveils a new project to monitor the discrepancy.
Maite Taboada, Simon Fraser University and Fatemeh Torabi Asr, Simon Fraser University
“I believe that all voices are equal and deserving of equal respect.” That’s what Siri responds when asked… Continue Reading Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
Living in the eye of a global media storm of coverage of an alleged serial killer for the past year, Karen Fraser has learned more than she ever could have imagined about today’s journalists and how they work.
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm