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Why we see hope for the future of science journalism
10 months ago

Why we see hope for the future of science journalism

By Cristina Sanza, Concordia University; Brittney Borowiec, McMaster University; David Secko, Concordia University; Farah Qaiser, University of Toronto; Fernanda de Araujo Ferreira, Harvard University; Heather MacGregor, University of Toronto; Michael Bramadat-Willcock,… Continue Reading Why we see hope for the future of science journalism

How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
10 months ago

How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

With the current pervasive use of online media for personal and academic reasons, it’s necessary for students to have skills to confidently filter and decipher what they’re reading.
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Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
10 months ago

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

Maite Taboada, Simon Fraser University and Fatemeh Torabi Asr, Simon Fraser University

“I believe that all voices are equal and deserving of equal respect.” That’s what Siri responds when asked… Continue Reading Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim
11 months ago

How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim

“Solutions journalism” aims to give more prominence to solution-oriented narratives. It reports on responses to social problems by moving the solutions out of the footnotes.
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The new partisan press
11 months ago

The new partisan press

We have entered an electronic era of hyperpartisan political information.
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A case study in nondisclosures
11 months ago

A case study in nondisclosures

(Disclosure: I’m the full-time paid publisher of Briarpatch Magazine, a volunteer board member of the Media Co-op, CEO of the currently inactive environmental consulting company Porpoise B Consulting, and freelance… Continue Reading A case study in nondisclosures

When not to publish graphic images
1 year ago

When not to publish graphic images

I regularly advocate for journalists to tell stories they see as newsworthy in the manner they see fit, because a key element of the journalistic skill set is the ability… Continue Reading When not to publish graphic images

Nonprofit news: Lessons from south of the border
1 year ago

Nonprofit news: Lessons from south of the border

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

When many of my former colleagues at the Guelph Mercury were laid off… Continue Reading Nonprofit news: Lessons from south of the border

How ‘fake news’ came to Winnipeg 100 years ago
1 year ago

How ‘fake news’ came to Winnipeg 100 years ago

This article was originally published by the Winnipeg Free Press and appears here with the editor’s permission.

Thursday, Nov. 7, 1918 — 100 years ago today — was a pleasant… Continue Reading How ‘fake news’ came to Winnipeg 100 years ago

Building trust at the local level
1 year ago

Building trust at the local level

Community reporters have the opportunity to connect directly with their audiences. But are they earning reader confidence? Canadians aren’t so sure.
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