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Top five ways to spot fake news
2 weeks ago

Top five ways to spot fake news

Understanding the difference between fake news and misinformation allows journalists to be able to properly talk about the problem.
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Andree Lau on increasing diversity in reporting and the newsroom
4 weeks ago

Andree Lau on increasing diversity in reporting and the newsroom

If you make an effort to get diversity in your reporting, Lau said, you’ll often find that your stories are more interesting.
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Understanding trauma behind the lens
3 months ago

Understanding trauma behind the lens

By  •  Work, Field Notes, Learn

Conference hosted by Ryerson Review of Journalism revealed the harsh realities of being a photo or video journalist in environments of conflict.
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Going undercover justified by compelling public interest
3 months ago

Going undercover justified by compelling public interest

Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
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Big stories from small places
3 months ago

Big stories from small places

Small newsrooms are filling important investigative gaps – but it isn’t easy.
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Ces petites salles de nouvelles qui enquêtent
3 months ago

Ces petites salles de nouvelles qui enquêtent

Le journalisme d’enquête dans les petites salles de nouvelles, nécessaire pour assurer un contrepoids démocratique plus près du citoyen. Mais est-ce réaliste?
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Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers
5 months ago

Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers

By  •  News, Work, People

Toronto Star reporter Tanya Talaga tells us about the reporting process that went into her new book.
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