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New research project explores best practices for philanthropic support for journalism
8 months ago

New research project explores best practices for philanthropic support for journalism

By  •  News, Research
A new study launched by the Local News Research Project at Ryerson’s School of Journalism will explore what can be learned from other countries about philanthropic support for news media
Tips for journalists and media organizations in Canada covering the coronavirus
9 months ago

Tips for journalists and media organizations in Canada covering the coronavirus

Avoid alarmist reports, use credible sources, prioritize the key information, expert suggests
Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?
9 months ago

Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?

Journalism students have very different ideas about what a reporting career means to them. But it’s the ones who value journalism’s role in democracy that stay the course
Call for participants: New research project aims to understand the working lives of Toronto’s millennial freelancers
9 months ago

Call for participants: New research project aims to understand the working lives of Toronto’s millennial freelancers

By  •  Work, Research
Home/work: Understanding work-at-home freelancing in Toronto is a new research project led by Nancy Worth, assistant professor in geography and environmental management at the University of Waterloo
Local news outlets can fill the media trust gap – but the public needs to pony up
9 months ago

Local news outlets can fill the media trust gap – but the public needs to pony up

The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it profitable
A case for self-reporting
9 months ago

A case for self-reporting

Mainstream media companies haven’t taken the basic step of crunching the numbers on whom they hire, but plenty of evidence suggests doing so is a healthy first step towards creating a more equitable and representative workplace
Survey: Gender equity issues in Canadian journalism persist at end of decade
9 months ago

Survey: Gender equity issues in Canadian journalism persist at end of decade

It won’t be a surprise to many that the gender pay gap still exists in Canadian journalism.  A survey conducted by J-Source shows that 42 per cent of surveyed cisgender women, transgender and non-binary journalists don’t think they are paid…
Support J-Source on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3
11 months ago

Support J-Source on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3

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Carleton will match your donations, doubling the benefits
Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests
12 months ago

Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests

'Self-reporting on newsroom diversity would encourage a culture of trust and accountability, one that the journalism profession upholds in its role as a watchdog of public institutions.'
Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe
1 year ago

Can hiding likes make Facebook fairer and rein in fake news? The science says maybe

You may have read about – or already seen, depending on where you are – the latest tweak to Facebook’s interface: the disappearance of the likes counter. Like Instagram (which it owns), Facebook is experimenting with hiding the number of…