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CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times
4 days ago

CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times

When CBC News reported on the way the Epoch Times was covering issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, it inspired dozens of complaints. Reader David Tencer wrote that CBC had done a “smear job” on the newspaper, and his complaint is the subject of my latest review.
Meet the high school journalists who kept publishing in a pandemic
6 days ago

Meet the high school journalists who kept publishing in a pandemic

Ontario students on making sure the campus presses kept rolling, bringing youth voices to community journalism and striking out on their own
Will nonprofit journalism rules now on the books help news organizations in Canada?
1 month ago

Will nonprofit journalism rules now on the books help news organizations in Canada?

Long-awaited updates now offer path for news media to issue tax receipts to donors. But the road to philanthropic journalism is paved with Canada Revenue Agency rules, uncertainty about Canadians’ willingness to give
Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star
1 month ago

Memo: Shree Paradkar named ‘first internal ombud’ at the Toronto Star

By  •  News, People, Memos
‘This role will provide a safe place for BIPOC journalists and all journalists to express editorial-related discrimination and bias concerns if they don’t feel comfortable bringing it to their manager directly.’
Applications for the 2020 Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries have re-opened
1 month ago

Applications for the 2020 Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries have re-opened

The annual bursary competition, presented by the Canadian Journalism Forum for Violence and Trauma, is open until Aug. 31
COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada: Update Aug. 14
1 month ago

COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada: Update Aug. 14

This post is part of the COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada, a joint initiative of J-Source, the Local News Research Project at Ryerson University and the Canadian Association of Journalists.
Memo: Canadian Press president outlines temporary layoffs at PMNA
1 month ago

Memo: Canadian Press president outlines temporary layoffs at PMNA

By  •  Labour, Memos
The following memo was sent to staff on May 11, 2020 from Canadian Press president Malcolm Kirk
Trans Journalists Association’s style guide offers newsrooms a model for improving coverage and representation
1 month ago

Trans Journalists Association’s style guide offers newsrooms a model for improving coverage and representation

By  •  News, Work
A resource from a new international organization for trans journalists can show news outlets how to report more accurately and counter harmful narratives
Here’s what the National NewsMedia Council decided in July
1 month ago

Here’s what the National NewsMedia Council decided in July

By  •  News, Ethics
The ethics board responded to complaints regarding a Toronto Sun front page headline and another that concerned identifying information in a Canadian Press news article
From CBC to NHK
1 month ago

From CBC to NHK

Can public broadcaster partnerships fill coverage gaps as international bureaus continue to disappear?