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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
Drug policy and addiction media kit gives newsrooms a resource for better coverage of drug use
3 days ago

Drug policy and addiction media kit gives newsrooms a resource for better coverage of drug use

By  •  News, Work, Education
Avoid stigmatizing narratives, consult credible sources and use language that reflects people’s lived experiences, say experts
Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?
2 weeks ago

Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?

'Canadian mainstream press have undermined the public’s right to know while ignoring the significance of WikiLeaks releases themselves. That needs to change’
Black Press Media employees question keeping workers in offices as second wave hits B.C.
2 weeks ago

Black Press Media employees question keeping workers in offices as second wave hits B.C.

By  •  News, Labour
As COVID-19 cases hit record highs, workers at the paper chain say they’re concerned their employer isn’t allowing WFH option, per public health advice
Honey, the pandemic shrunk transparency
2 weeks ago

Honey, the pandemic shrunk transparency

It's time for the government to take off the mask that disguises and robs us of our public right to know. Trustworthy and revitalized government requires effective access and more public scrutiny
Rogers Media cancels local Breakfast Television shows in Calgary and Vancouver
2 weeks ago

Rogers Media cancels local Breakfast Television shows in Calgary and Vancouver

It's time for the government to take off the mask that disguises and robs us of our public right to know. Trustworthy and revitalized government requires effective access and more public scrutiny.
Recent arrests of journalists covering land disputes accelerate concerns around police attempts to define, obstruct journalism
3 weeks ago

Recent arrests of journalists covering land disputes accelerate concerns around police attempts to define, obstruct journalism

By  •  News, Law, Field Notes
Journalists must be present to bear witness to police actions, especially at Indigenous movements, say panelists
Top 4 interactive coverage styles of the 2020 U.S. election
3 weeks ago

Top 4 interactive coverage styles of the 2020 U.S. election

The apps, maps, VR and robots that told the story of a very long Tuesday
We’re hiring: Part-time researcher/reporter on press freedom issues in Canada
3 weeks ago

We’re hiring: Part-time researcher/reporter on press freedom issues in Canada

J-Source is seeking a researcher/reporter to help develop and launch the Canadian Press Freedom Project — a central hub for information and education surrounding press freedom in Canada.
With the N-word used frequently across Quebec media, CABJ and CJOC are calling for a ban on the slur. Are French newsrooms listening?
3 weeks ago

With the N-word used frequently across Quebec media, CABJ and CJOC are calling for a ban on the slur. Are French newsrooms listening?

By  •  News, Ethics
Whether or not news leaders’ responses to accounts of systemic racism at English media organizations have been sincere or proactive, a review of French coverage and stated policies suggests Quebec is behind the starting line