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CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times
4 days ago

CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times

When CBC News reported on the way the Epoch Times was covering issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, it inspired dozens of complaints. Reader David Tencer wrote that CBC had done a “smear job” on the newspaper, and his complaint is the subject of my latest review.
Submissions are open for the 2021 Dalton Camp Award
4 days ago

Submissions are open for the 2021 Dalton Camp Award

Essays about media and democracy can be entered until Dec.1
What I learned about disability journalism when I became the story
5 days ago

What I learned about disability journalism when I became the story

The RRJ’s Julia Simioni examines how inspiration porn still manages to dominate the beat in Canada
Meet the high school journalists who kept publishing in a pandemic
6 days ago

Meet the high school journalists who kept publishing in a pandemic

Ontario students on making sure the campus presses kept rolling, bringing youth voices to community journalism and striking out on their own
Will nonprofit journalism rules now on the books help news organizations in Canada?
1 month ago

Will nonprofit journalism rules now on the books help news organizations in Canada?

Long-awaited updates now offer path for news media to issue tax receipts to donors. But the road to philanthropic journalism is paved with Canada Revenue Agency rules, uncertainty about Canadians’ willingness to give
The ethics of reporting on incels
1 month ago

The ethics of reporting on incels

By  •  Work, How To, Ethics
Six key strategies for effective and responsible journalism
Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star
1 month ago

Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star

By  •  News, People, Memos
‘This role will provide a safe place for BIPOC journalists and all journalists to express editorial-related discrimination and bias concerns if they don’t feel comfortable bringing it to their manager directly.’
Missing voices
1 month ago

Missing voices

Highly skilled reporters from across the world exiled in Canada rarely find employment in the country’s newsrooms. The RRJ’s Neha Chollangi on the rich journalistic experience that media organizations lose when they don’t carve out space for newcomers’ expertise
Applications for the 2020 Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries have re-opened
1 month ago

Applications for the 2020 Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries have re-opened

The annual bursary competition, presented by the Canadian Journalism Forum for Violence and Trauma, is open until Aug. 31
COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada: Update Aug. 14
1 month ago

COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada: Update Aug. 14

This post is part of the COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada, a joint initiative of J-Source, the Local News Research Project at Ryerson University and the Canadian Association of Journalists.