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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?

May 01, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

The relationship between media and First Nations peoples in Canada has not always been a positive one. And in many ways, two UBC students say they felt they were paying for the mistakes made by reporters who came before came. They reported on the secretive tradition of spirit dancing in B.C. and their final report aired on CBC The Early Edition in Vancouver. Rachel Bergen and Stephanie Kelly report. 

Nov 30, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

 

When Mitt Romney made his now-infamous “binders full of women” comment during the second U.S. Presidential debate back in October, the Internet latched on. As with most viral things these days, Twitter exploded, a tumblr was quickly created, and memes were born. But as controversial as his comment turned out to be, it prompted TVO’s flagship current affairs program, The Agenda with Steve Paikin, to take pause.

Apr 24, 2012 - Posted by Belinda Alzner

Newspaper subscriptions may be waning in places where digital technology has been widely adopted and online news is quite literally at your fingertips at all times by means of smartphone technology, but this isn’t the case across the globe.

Aug 23, 2010 - Posted by Dana Lacey
The Federal government has announced funding for the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation to produce radio programming in English, Cree and Dene for communities in Northern Saskatchewan...
Jan 26, 2010 - Posted by Melissa Wilson - Students' Lounge Editor
Panelists at a recent Toronto event weigh in on the use of the term "ethnic" to refer to the growing phenomenon that is multicultural media. Is it a label to be proud of, or an archaic term that's due to be cast aside?
Oct 02, 2007 - Posted by John Miller
Formerly the Canadian Ethnic Journalists’ and Writers’ Club. An organization for professionals engaged in the field of print and electronic journalism and creative writing.
Oct 02, 2007 - Posted by John Miller
A strategic alliance of minority journalists in the United States with two main goals: to raise awareness and participation of the media industry in understanding the diverse cultures represented by the UNITY alliance members; and to increase representation of people of color at all levels in the nation’s newsrooms. It brings together the national associations of Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native journalists. Many Canadian journalists of colour attend this group’s conventions.
Oct 02, 2007 - Posted by John Miller
Founded in 1996, its 50 members are dedicated to both diversifying Canada's newsrooms, and promoting journalism as a viable career for African-Canadian youth.
Oct 02, 2007 - Posted by John Miller
The world’s first national television network serving Aboriginal people. Its launch in 1999 represented a significant milestone for Aboriginal Canada -- for the first time in broadcast history, First Nations, Inuit and Métis people had the opportunity to share their news, feature and entertainment stories daily with the country.
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