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Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves
4 years ago

Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor In a recent article in The Atlantic, Kieran Delamont tells the story of how Indigenous people have had a difficult history of representation in video games. It’s an important story that had its genesis in…
Inside the Ryerson Review of Journalism’s #WhyDiversity
5 years ago

Inside the Ryerson Review of Journalism’s #WhyDiversity

We talk about “diversity” a lot but rarely do we understand or directly address the personal turmoil or long-lasting impact it has on the people and communities the term defines.
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College class project spurs Nova Scotia government to take action
5 years ago

College class project spurs Nova Scotia government to take action

Student project looks at the stunning fact that 200 years after the first Black settlers came to Nova Scotia, many people still do not have legal title to their land.
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Is journalism school enough, or should you be studying more?
5 years ago

Is journalism school enough, or should you be studying more?

By Badri Murali After Marco Chown Oved finished his master’s in philosophy at the Sorbonne, in Paris, he was looking around for work. He was not particularly looking for a career in journalism, but when a friend told him of…
How journalism students are taught to tell Aboriginal stories
5 years ago

How journalism students are taught to tell Aboriginal stories

By Meagan Gillmore The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s mandate ended last year. Among its 94 items believed crucial for reconciliation is a call for journalists to tell Aboriginal history well—beginning with students. Of the three items directed to…
Grammar guide: misplaced modifiers
5 years ago

Grammar guide: misplaced modifiers

Kids make nutritious snacks. Snappy headline? Case of cannibalism? Or, a misplaced modifier? A modifier is an adverb, adjective or phrase that, ideally, clarifies or adds detail to your sentence. But, put it in the wrong place and you can…
Students could be key in Halifax journalists’ strike
5 years ago

Students could be key in Halifax journalists’ strike

By Errol Salamon for CWA Canada Journalism students and recent graduates are well placed to support Chronicle Herald newsroom workers in Halifax, who have been on strike since Jan. 23. They can collaborate with newspaper workers as Ontario students did…
Ethnic parents hold unique perspectives on j-school
5 years ago

Ethnic parents hold unique perspectives on j-school

By Marcus Medford for New Canadian Media International students and children of immigrants say pursuing post-secondary studies in journalism can motivate both encouragement and opposition from their parents. Sharif Hasan’s parents didn’t argue with him about his program choice –…