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Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers
2 years ago

Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Journalism matters now more than ever, the media director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association told journalism students and faculty during… Continue Reading Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

Dear readers: What do you want to know about the Toronto Star’s journalism in this digital age?

How can we help you better… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy demands media literacy

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy depends on confidential sources
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy depends on confidential sources

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

It would be ideal if every person who has something important – and largely, secret — to… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: Democracy depends on confidential sources

Democracy and the decline of newspapers
2 years ago

Democracy and the decline of newspapers

By  •  Commentary

By Dale Eisler, Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

In the 18th century, Thomas Jefferson famously wrote that if the choice were government without… Continue Reading Democracy and the decline of newspapers

As the ink fades
2 years ago

As the ink fades

By  •  Business

By Jaren Kerr

On September 11, 2001, Jeff Brodrucky helped hand out 10,000 copies of the Toronto Star to commuters passing through the Yonge-Sheppard subway station in Toronto.

“I gave… Continue Reading As the ink fades

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Shooting the messenger—Trump’s toxic impact on journalism
2 years ago

Globe and Mail Public Editor: Shooting the messenger—Trump’s toxic impact on journalism

By Sylvia Stead for The Globe and Mail

In just over a week, the United States will go to the polls in an election that has been unprecedented – not… Continue Reading Globe and Mail Public Editor: Shooting the messenger—Trump’s toxic impact on journalism