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We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada
1 month 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
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Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat
2 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
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New research project explores best practices for philanthropic support for journalism
3 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
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Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?
4 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
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Call for participants: New research project aims to understand the working lives of Toronto’s millennial freelancers
4 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
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A case for self-reporting
4 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
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Survey: Gender equity issues in Canadian journalism persist at end of decade
4 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. 

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