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Understanding the TikTok saga and what it means to Canada
1 month ago

Understanding the TikTok saga and what it means to Canada

Negotiations for a Trump-led takeover of the popular video sharing app continue to twist and turn, with Walmart and Oracle in line for partial ownership. But is a U.S.-owned ByteDance any different for Canadians? And what will happen if the app gets banned?
2020 is a year for the history books, but not without digital archives
1 month ago

2020 is a year for the history books, but not without digital archives

Canada lags behind some countries with preserving public digital records
CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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?
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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
2 months 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