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Seven students each awarded $10,000 in fellowships
1 year ago

Seven students each awarded $10,000 in fellowships

The fellows are working on a Canada-wide collaborative investigative project facilitated by the Institute for Investigative Journalism
Here’s why Concordia students are striking against school internship policies
2 years ago

Here’s why Concordia students are striking against school internship policies

Following in the footsteps of a legacy of student activism in Québec, students are protesting unpaid labour within and far beyond their university’s journalism program
How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems
2 years ago

How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems

Since the Ontario premier announced changes to student fee policies, many have called out the risks for campus media. But weakening student journalism won’t just threaten the schools’ information access
Why one student paper is is taking on the business beat
2 years ago

Why one student paper is is taking on the business beat

The Varsity’s reporters have found no shortage of business stories to cover at the University of Toronto. Will other student papers follow their lead?
Ford’s tuition changes put campus media at risk
2 years ago

Ford’s tuition changes put campus media at risk

The move sparks discussions about whether a free student press is essential on campuses.
Survey: Are j-school grads ready to tackle social media journalism?
2 years ago

Survey: Are j-school grads ready to tackle social media journalism?

Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source. That’s according to the Pew Research Centre, which found that one-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who say…
Top takeaways from NASH 2019
2 years ago

Top takeaways from NASH 2019

From Jan. 3 to 6, emerging journalists from across the country came together in Calgary, Alta. for NASH, an annual journalism conference hosted this year by the University of Calgary’s student publication the Gauntlet and supported by the Canadian University
Telling stories from all directions
2 years ago

Telling stories from all directions

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign. It was an overwhelmingly humid summer day in Hong Kong when Adrian Ma, professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism, found himself sitting at a plastic table, crammed in next…
J-Schools Canada/ÉcolesJ Launches to Support Journalism Education
2 years ago

J-Schools Canada/ÉcolesJ Launches to Support Journalism Education

At a time when journalism faces a range of threats, Canadian journalism educators are building stronger links with each other and with fellow educators around the world to promote and bolster quality journalism education. Currently administered by Carleton University’s journalism…