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TikTok For News: Why there’s a place for journalism on the app
1 day ago

TikTok For News: Why there’s a place for journalism on the app

Attracting younger followers is one reason media organizations in Canada should start thinking about adding the platform to their social queue
Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters
2 days ago

Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters

While it’s too early to tell if Parler is here to stay, it has already achieved a reputation and level of engagement that has overtaken other alternative platforms
New journal to highlight journalism research
1 month ago

New journal to highlight journalism research

J-Source to publish Facts & Frictions in partnership with J-Schools Canada/Écoles-J Canada
Podcasts’ slow journalism is where reporting meets storytelling
2 months ago

Podcasts’ slow journalism is where reporting meets storytelling

Through the course ‘Podcasting and Perspective: How Audio Storytelling Can Tackle Complex Social Issues,’ 2020 Asper Fellow Hannah Sung maps out how audio journalism’s layered approach gets results
2020 is a year for the history books, but not without digital archives
2 months ago

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

Canada lags behind some countries with preserving public digital records
Student consortium continues to tackle public health through national data collaboration
4 months 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
J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
5 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
Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest
6 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
7 months ago

Yes, websites really are starting to look more similar

There’s a creeping conformity taking place on the web