Student Lounge

Jul 04, 2013 - Posted by Eric Mark Do

It seems that some Anglophone media outside Quebec see issues differently than those inside the province. Is it a question of the language barrier or perhaps a culture gap?

Jun 14, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In accepting his lifetime achievement award at the National Magazine Awards, long-time Toronto Life editor Stephen Trumper encouraged all Canadian publications to make their content available through Accessible Media Inc., a Canadian non-profit. By making print, broadcast and digital media accessible, AMI serves more than five million Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, deaf or hard of hearing, mobility or learning disabled, or learning English as a second language. 

May 07, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

With ad dollars falling, newspapers have responded by cutting desk staff. In an era when the Toronto Sun misspells "Correction" in a correction column, is there any hope for a revival of good copyediting and can newspapers maintain their credibility?

Apr 11, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Read the RRJ's highly-anticipated summer cover story on how The Globe and Mail handled the Margaret Wente plagiarism scandal. 

Apr 11, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

RRJ's editor Rhiannon Russell on what's in the final summer issue the student magazine will publish. 

Apr 11, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

When the Ryerson Review of Journalism was initially writing its cover story on the Margaret Wente plagiarism scandal, The Globe and Mail’s publisher Phillip Crawley told the team of student writers that  “If the Ryerson Review publishes a piece about the Globe that is balanced and fair, that will be a first.” Taking it as a challenge, the students say they were acutely aware of the challenges of writing about one of Canada’s biggest journalism stories of 2012. You can read their defence of their coverage and the RRJ’s original story here on J-Source.

Jan 30, 2013 - Posted by Eric Mark Do

Teachers across Ontario are boycotting extracurricular activities—including the supervision of student newspaper production—as a form of protest in the ongoing contract dispute with the government. But students at North Collegiate Toronto Institute will still get their news. Eric Mark Do chats with one of the newspaper's editors-in-chief, Sabina Wex.

Jan 16, 2013 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

When a journalism student declared he had never bought a physical newspaper, Torstar chair John Honderich shot back: “Is that something you’re proud of?” But as Joy Blenman explains, the student’s statement is a sign of the times: the future of journalism is digital, and the transition has already begun. 

Jan 09, 2013 - Posted by Eric Mark Do

As Eric Mark Do explains, when Concordia University’s student newspaper, The Link, makes shocking revelations through investigative work, the impact spreads past campus borders and into the community at large.

Oct 17, 2012 - Posted by Eric Mark Do

Canadian University Press president Sam Brooks spoke with Eric Mark Do about the student press’ unique editorial voice, the Francophone representation in CUP and why its member papers find themselves facing the same challenges as newspapers across North America.

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