Innovation

Mar 21, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

In this age of innovation, we're challenged to learn, communicate and work in constantly changing circumstances. New devices, social connections and apps, force us to evolve as storytellers and adapt our medium to reach specific audiences. Innovation is no longer a luxury; it's a necessity to ensure career competitiveness. So how does a modern-day journalist ensure their own success? Michael De Monte, co-founder of ScribbleLive, says they should act like a startup. 

Mar 11, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Langara College journalism instructor Ethan Baron explains how his innovative new course on news-drone training teaches students the essential technical skills, as well as the proper safety and ethical considerations, of operating drones.

Mar 10, 2014 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

It’s as quick as shooting a picture on your smartphone and posting it to Facebook or social media seconds later, with one exception—you’re shooting with a professional camera. Photojournalism editor Mark Taylor talks to Taras Slawnych, visuals editor at the Toronto Star, and the brains behind this new technology. 

Dec 13, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Local news media can and should be seen as playing a critical role if rural communities hope to be resilient in the face of economic upheaval, writes J-Source innovation editor Rob Washburn in the final part of this three-part weekly series on community journalism. 

Dec 06, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Where once a local business owner might support a community newspaper, those crucial advertising decisions are now being made in corporate offices located in larger urban centres, not locally. Innovation editor Rob Washburn reports in this three-part series on the value of community journalism.

Nov 29, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Many scholars argue the importance of community journalism to democracy and citizenship, often separately from the business decisions. The historic tension between public service and economics is longstanding. But what if there is another set of lenses beyond journalism, political economic, communications theory and other traditional disciplines to shed light on the significance of news media in rural Canada? Innovation editor Rob Washburn reports in this three-part series on the value of community journalism.

Sep 23, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

It is too easy to dismiss AR as just another fad that newspapers are experimenting with to attract new, younger audiences. What is more significant is the leap of faith these newspapers are taking. In the current climate, it takes this kind of innovative spirit and fearlessness to try something new. And that is the key to the future of journalism in Canada. 

Sep 17, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Readers can scan the newspaper with the app Blippar to link to digital content such as videos and photo slideshows on their mobile devices. 

Sep 13, 2013 - Posted by Melanie Coulson

Ryerson professor Joyce Smith writes about her innovation workshop at the university's journalism school, and how even if the project fails, a student who experiments can succeed.

Sep 11, 2013 - Posted by Tamara Baluja

Despite the state of the journalism industry with layoffs, buyouts and dwindling ad sales, there is still hope for finding work after graduation. J-Source speaks with three journalism grads who applied the skills they learned in j-school to non-traditional jobs, along with one journo who made the switch from working in print to the emerging area of analytics. 

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edited by ROBERT WASHBURN

Robert WashburnThis section is dedicated to tracking new trends, contemporary movements and latest developments in journalism. We will discuss and share news, information and commentary about what is transforming the industry. Robert Washburn is a former correspondent at CBC Ontario Morning and he currently teaches journalism at Loyalist College.



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