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Levelling the playing field in Canadian sports media
3 days ago

Levelling the playing field in Canadian sports media

I can still count the number of racialized women in sports journalism on the fingers of one hand. I hope not for long
CBC/Radio-Canada and the upheaval of the media landscape
2 weeks ago

CBC/Radio-Canada and the upheaval of the media landscape

At the CRTC hearings, the fundamental issues did not get addressed. What we need urgently is to rethink CBC/Radio-Canada’s mandate in the digital age
Safeguarding press freedom requires working in the darknet’s shadows
1 month ago

Safeguarding press freedom requires working in the darknet’s shadows

By  •  Columns
In an era of mass digital surveillance, journalists and their sources need to use every tool they can to protect the public interest
Open letter: Absence of racialized voices at CRTC public hearings
1 month ago

Open letter: Absence of racialized voices at CRTC public hearings

By  •  Columns
We write as media guests, producers, consultants, directors, and/or citizens whose taxes fund the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Why 2021 is the year I start charging late fees
1 month ago

Why 2021 is the year I start charging late fees

By  •  Work, Analysis
In a country with limited legal protections, freelancers in Canada consider obstacles and possibilities of setting new norms
Photographing beyond ‘needle-in-puddle’
1 month ago

Photographing beyond ‘needle-in-puddle’

With so many crises making news these days, we see a rise in harmful imagery. A journalist considers the result
What the decision in a dispute between CBC and Ahmar Khan proves about how Canadian news organizations fail racialized journalists
1 month ago

What the decision in a dispute between CBC and Ahmar Khan proves about how Canadian news organizations fail racialized journalists

Lack of support for workers subject to hate and harassment, stifling expression on human rights and exploiting precarity all front and centre in scathing arbitration report
Introducing The Resolve: a powerful new platform for Black, Indigenous and people of colour voices and stories in Canada
1 month ago

Introducing The Resolve: a powerful new platform for Black, Indigenous and people of colour voices and stories in Canada

By  •  Columns
Founder Matthew DiMera explains why he quit his former editor-in-chief job, and how he plans to tackle systemic racism in Canadian journalism
The insurrection at the Capitol challenged how U.S. media frames unrest and shapes public opinion
2 months ago

The insurrection at the Capitol challenged how U.S. media frames unrest and shapes public opinion

Coverage of Capitol siege proved a novel test of how the news media would frame the unrest and the aims of those involved.
Follow the Money: Into the Nursing Home Complex
2 months ago

Follow the Money: Into the Nursing Home Complex

Zaid Noorsumar investigates how long-term care coverage missed the warning signs of a system in crisis