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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
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
Student consortium continues to tackle public health through national data collaboration
1 month ago

Student consortium continues to tackle public health through national data collaboration

Now mapping pandemic impacts across Canada, the IIJ continues to rack up accolades for public interest data journalism
The only campus watchdog
1 month ago

The only campus watchdog

The Varsity is Canada’s only university newspaper with a public editor
In times of protest and pandemic, queer journalism is vital
2 months ago

In times of protest and pandemic, queer journalism is vital

The RRJ’s Sean Young reports on new editorial directions at Xtra, while the publication reacts to a pandemic and police brutality protests in ways only queer community journalism can
J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
2 months ago

J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills

Professors tend to believe their students don’t want to do math. As a result, more frequently used tools like social media are emphasized, leaving new reporters behind on complex analysis tasks valued (if underutilized) by newsrooms
What does the past, present and future look like in unprecedented times?
2 months ago

What does the past, present and future look like in unprecedented times?

The RRJ’s 2020 editor on what a print magazine on the state of journalism conceived pre-COVID can still tell us about how to move forward
Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest
4 months ago

Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest

Narratives about the Women’s March and anti-Trump protests gave voice to protesters and significantly explored their grievances. Protests about anti-Black racism and Indigenous people’s rights received the least legitimizing coverage, with them more often seen as threatening and violent
Yes, websites really are starting to look more similar
5 months ago

Yes, websites really are starting to look more similar

There’s a creeping conformity taking place on the web