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News media’s rush to be first can have real consequences
1 year ago

News media’s rush to be first can have real consequences

Is that what led to the decision to publish a problematic article citing a so-called ‘study’ of Canadian mosques and Islamic schools that was first presented to readers without any reality checks?
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#Freehoma: Canada must help professor imprisoned for months In Iran
1 year ago

#Freehoma: Canada must help professor imprisoned for months In Iran

CJFE adds its voice in calling for the Canadian government to immediately petition Iran for the safety and release of Dr. Homa Hoodfar.
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Behind the scenes of an historic photo
1 year ago

Behind the scenes of an historic photo

This is the first time so many black women working in media have come together in the same space for one photo.
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When News Organizations Say “No Comment”
1 year ago

When News Organizations Say “No Comment”

While comments have become an all-too frequent swamp of racism, misogyny and general weirdness, dispensing with them may not be in the best interests of news organizations.
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Welcome to Canada: Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership
1 year ago

Welcome to Canada: Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership

By Jared A. Walker

Just a few moments ago I watched the Mothers of the Movement give a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. To say they were compelling would be… Continue Reading Welcome to Canada: Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership

We need to talk about The Walrus in the room
1 year ago

We need to talk about The Walrus in the room

By Romayne Smith Fullerton, Ethics Editor

Some journalists make fun of academics. You know: those who can, do, and those who can’t, teach and research.

But we also have another… Continue Reading We need to talk about The Walrus in the room

Coming to a Canada near you: BBC, NYTimes & more…
1 year ago

Coming to a Canada near you: BBC, NYTimes & more…

By Phillip Smith

It’s a question that many people working in Canada’s media ecosystem must be asking this month: Are foreign publishers simply naive? How can they see an opportunity… Continue Reading Coming to a Canada near you: BBC, NYTimes & more…

A time to embrace uncertainty
2 years ago

A time to embrace uncertainty

Ivor Shapiro’s closing remarks at the Journalism Transformations colloquium at Ryerson University on April 28, 2016.

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