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Inside APTN’s history-making Cree NHL broadcast
9 months ago

Inside APTN’s history-making Cree NHL broadcast

It took the better part of a decade to bring to life but the nation’s first Cree language sports broadcast aired on March 24 on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

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How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada
10 months ago

How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada

As newsrooms shrink across the country, editors are seeking a balance between keeping up with daily demands and developing areas of expertise
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Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice
11 months ago

Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice

There’s an ongoing debate about whether the influence of audience data is good or bad for journalistic practice. But it’s not the audience data that’s an issue – it’s the way they’re used
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Data storytelling in a diversifying field
12 months ago

Data storytelling in a diversifying field

How data journalism and coding are changing the landscape of investigative journalism
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It’s a fact
1 year ago

It’s a fact

Angie Holan is sitting at her desk, lost in the chatter of the newsroom around her. Phones ringing, keyboards clicking, pens stroking across pieces of paper. It is March 25,… Continue Reading It’s a fact

Top takeaways from NASH 2019
1 year 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… Continue Reading Top takeaways from NASH 2019

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?
1 year ago

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

The importance of press freedom can never be understated. For Canadian journalists, horrific headlines from across the globe of missing, murdered, or imprisoned reporters are sobering reminders of the privilege… Continue Reading Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?