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Can reporting on vulnerable people do more harm than good?
6 days ago

Can reporting on vulnerable people do more harm than good?

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Journalists need more than good intentions when venturing into Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside to tell its stories.
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The future of local news is one bound with our own
2 weeks ago

The future of local news is one bound with our own

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By illuminating both the values and challenges besetting local journalism, we can reimagine a new day for local news.
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Not enough perspectives on Iran are found in Canadian and American news media
2 months ago

Not enough perspectives on Iran are found in Canadian and American news media

News organizations and consumers would be wise to exercise some level of cognitive empathy when producing and processing news about Iran.
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How do we hold news media accountable?
2 months ago

How do we hold news media accountable?

Coverage of the Toronto van tragedy demonstrates how ethical lapses erode public trust, writes Amira Elghawaby.
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We shouldn’t allow online hate to silence diverse voices
2 months ago

We shouldn’t allow online hate to silence diverse voices

“As a black, female journalist, I hope that I will not only develop a thick skin, but have the necessary support and personal resiliency to tell difficult stories.”
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Online news trolls not as bad as we think
2 months ago

Online news trolls not as bad as we think

Many people are turned away by abusive language on online news sites but new research reveals that only 15 per cent of comments are “nasty.”
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There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think
3 months ago

There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think

Statistics Canada data shows that between 2001 and 2016 the total number of journalists in the country declined by only 7 percent – and it looks like hiring is starting to inch upwards again.
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What Canadian media (and government) can learn from Black Panther
4 months ago

What Canadian media (and government) can learn from Black Panther

As far too many newsrooms continue to struggle for their very survival, it’s a good time to place more emphasis on diversifying the stories they cover.
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