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COVID-19 social distancing leaves many journalism interns in limbo
4 months ago

COVID-19 social distancing leaves many journalism interns in limbo

Experiential learning is a major part of most journalism programs. While many students won’t get that opportunity this year, media schools are shifting course to salvage placements
Canada’s dismal data climate
4 months ago

Canada’s dismal data climate

Missing stats imperil our ability to communicate health risks for the pre-existing global crisis. Here’s what we can learn from coverage of COVID-19
CBC Ombudsperson: Passport Babies
5 months ago

CBC Ombudsperson: Passport Babies

Earlier this year, The Fifth Estate aired a documentary about the industry of birth tourism, in which expectant mothers from abroad pay a fee to brokers, then come to Canada to deliver their baby. Complainant Janet Cleveland called the program “seriously inaccurate and biased”. I disagreed that it was biased, but my review found problems, nonetheless.
Yes, websites really are starting to look more similar
5 months ago

Yes, websites really are starting to look more similar

There’s a creeping conformity taking place on the web
Challenging our conventions around naming mass shooters
5 months ago

Challenging our conventions around naming mass shooters

Countries around the world value the public’s right to know. But that principle can look very different place to place
Torstar reports $23.5-million loss as Q1 revenue falls in wake of COVID-19
5 months ago

Torstar reports $23.5-million loss as Q1 revenue falls in wake of COVID-19

Torstar Corp. lost $23.5 million in the first quarter as revenue dropped 20 per cent from the same time last year amid a decline in advertising and flyer distribution, the print and digital publisher said Wednesday.
J-Source wins 2020 Michener journalism education fellowship
5 months ago

J-Source wins 2020 Michener journalism education fellowship

By  •  News
Funds will support the founding of the Canada Press Freedom Project
Media Girlfriends garners huge support for women and non-binary creators
5 months ago

Media Girlfriends garners huge support for women and non-binary creators

By  •  News, People
Crowdfunding success for their first-ever scholarship shows how much people in Canada want new perspectives in media, says founder Nana aba Duncan
We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada
5 months ago

We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada

From pay cuts to layoffs, print reductions to closures, thousands across the industry are hit hard by the pandemic