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Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
11 months ago

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Indigenous people want their leaders held accountable, but journalists should be cautious about perpetuating negative stereotypes, Ryerson School of Journalism Rogers… Continue Reading Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

Indigenous stories are mainstream stories, say panellists
1 year ago

Indigenous stories are mainstream stories, say panellists

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

When Indigenous people share their stories with journalists, it is a part of the reconciliation process and not about assigning blame,… Continue Reading Indigenous stories are mainstream stories, say panellists

Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook
1 year ago

Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook

By Allison Ridgway and Ania Bessonov 

The Canadian Press (CP) is discussing how to update its stylebook to reflect changing language surrounding LGBTQ, Indigenous and disabled communities, CP’s editor-in-chief said during a… Continue Reading Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook

UBC gets $200,000 government grant for new Canadian journalism outlet
1 year ago

UBC gets $200,000 government grant for new Canadian journalism outlet

Funds from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council will bring The Conversation, a news site about academic work, to Canada.
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Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves
2 years ago

Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

In a recent article in The Atlantic, Kieran Delamont tells the story of how Indigenous people have had a difficult history of representation in video… Continue Reading Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves

Where will journalism education go from here?
2 years ago

Where will journalism education go from here?

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The future of journalism education is the focus of a new collection of essays just published by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre.
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