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Bail out the journalists, not their bosses
6 days ago

Bail out the journalists, not their bosses

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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Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring
6 days ago

Toronto Star public editor: Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s powerful defence of truth is truly inspiring

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.
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Media on the move: Feb. 13
7 days ago

Media on the move: Feb. 13

By  •  News, People

Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves.
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Six journalists cut from Canadian Press
2 weeks ago

Six journalists cut from Canadian Press

In its fourth round of layoffs in the past year, six journalists and one administrative worker were let go by the news agency
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The missing fact-checker: Merchants of Truth’s Achilles heel
2 weeks ago

The missing fact-checker: Merchants of Truth’s Achilles heel

Why the controversy surrounding Jill Abramson’s newly released book puts the spotlight squarely on the valuable research department
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Investigative Journalism Across Borders conference coming to Toronto this Spring
2 weeks ago

Investigative Journalism Across Borders conference coming to Toronto this Spring

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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.
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How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
2 weeks ago

How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

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.
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New tool tracks gender representation in Canadian news sources
2 weeks ago

New tool tracks gender representation in Canadian news sources

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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.

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Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
2 weeks ago

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

Maite Taboada, Simon Fraser University and Fatemeh Torabi Asr, Simon Fraser University

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Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm
3 weeks ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Lessons from the eye of a global media storm

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.
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