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Changing public perceptions of mental illness
1 month ago

Changing public perceptions of mental illness

By  •  Feature

Allison Garber was diagnosed in her early 20s, with obsessive-compulsive disorder and general anxiety disorder. Garber was a university-educated, middle-class woman working a prestigious internship in Toronto. On the inside,… Continue Reading Changing public perceptions of mental illness

Court reporters grapple with meeting the plea for trauma informed reporting
10 months ago

Court reporters grapple with meeting the plea for trauma informed reporting

Reporters are trying to balance the cultural shift that challenges traditional justice system narratives against rules of procedure around court cases.
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New study examines meditation as tool for anxious student journalists
11 months ago

New study examines meditation as tool for anxious student journalists

By  •  Learn, Research

The mindfulness class will introduce students to the fundamentals of mindfulness and explore different forms of meditation practice.
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Understanding trauma behind the lens
1 year 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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New journalism award to honour workplace mental health reporting
2 years ago

New journalism award to honour workplace mental health reporting

By  •  Awards

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

A new journalism award will honour reporting about mental health issues in the workplace.

The Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma… Continue Reading New journalism award to honour workplace mental health reporting