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Field Notes

What I learned about disability journalism when I became the story
5 days ago

What I learned about disability journalism when I became the story

The RRJ’s Julia Simioni examines how inspiration porn still manages to dominate the beat in Canada
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
Missing voices
1 month ago

Missing voices

Highly skilled reporters from across the world exiled in Canada rarely find employment in the country’s newsrooms. The RRJ’s Neha Chollangi on the rich journalistic experience that media organizations lose when they don’t carve out space for newcomers’ expertise
Student consortium continues to tackle public health through national data collaboration
1 month ago

Student consortium continues to tackle public health through national data collaboration

Now mapping pandemic impacts across Canada, the IIJ continues to rack up accolades for public interest data journalism
From CBC to NHK
1 month ago

From CBC to NHK

Can public broadcaster partnerships fill coverage gaps as international bureaus continue to disappear?
In times of protest and pandemic, queer journalism is vital
2 months ago

In times of protest and pandemic, queer journalism is vital

The RRJ’s Sean Young reports on new editorial directions at Xtra, while the publication reacts to a pandemic and police brutality protests in ways only queer community journalism can
What does the past, present and future look like in unprecedented times?
2 months ago

What does the past, present and future look like in unprecedented times?

The RRJ’s 2020 editor on what a print magazine on the state of journalism conceived pre-COVID can still tell us about how to move forward
Inside a northern collaboration
4 months ago

Inside a northern collaboration

The crew behind a collaboration by Up Here and APTN prove that the connections that make reporting run deep can only be made on the ground
Inside the manhunt
4 months ago

Inside the manhunt

A reporter’s look into covering the cross-country manhunt for Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod
How Instagram court ruling hurts photographers and content creators
4 months ago

How Instagram court ruling hurts photographers and content creators

Many are now setting their viewing mode to 'private’ to control where their work is being published