“The mantra I repeat to myself often all the time in this job–whether it’s a natural disaster overseas or not–is, ‘This is just my job for today and this is this person’s life.’”
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A technical post-mort from Mount Royal University’s Journalism Program.
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Toronto Star reporter Sara Mojtehedzadeh explains why she went undercover to tell the stories of temp workers.
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Samantha Lui was the only Canadian at the prestigious four day Poynter workshop. Here’s what she learned.
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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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Don’t fall into the trap of working for exposure instead of money, say experts.
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A recent National Post column by Christie Blatchford illustrates what not to do when telling stories about transgender people.
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