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In times of protest and pandemic, queer journalism is vital
3 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
3 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?
4 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
5 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
6 months ago

Yes, websites really are starting to look more similar

There’s a creeping conformity taking place on the web
Challenging our conventions around naming mass shooters
6 months ago

Challenging our conventions around naming mass shooters

Countries around the world value the public’s right to know. But that principle can look very different place to place
We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada
6 months ago

We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada

From pay cuts to layoffs, print reductions to closures, thousands across the industry are hit hard by the pandemic
Campus papers remain determined to serve their audiences
6 months ago

Campus papers remain determined to serve their audiences

University publications across the country use unique techniques and perspectives to grapple with the multi-layered challenges student reporters face in wake of COVID-19
COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly
7 months ago

COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly

Two journalism professors share their thoughts on the move to alternate delivery
Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat
7 months ago

Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat

What re-reading Camus’s The Plague can tell us about media, literature and social memory in times of crisis