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Field Notes

Another tool in the toolbox
1 year ago

Another tool in the toolbox

How newspapers are utilizing podcasts to grow their audiences and revenue
The Logic’s David Skok on its new partnership with Postmedia
1 year ago

The Logic’s David Skok on its new partnership with Postmedia

What’s next for the year-old journalism startup having established itself as a major new player and now, taken on a strategic investment
Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms
1 year ago

Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms

This piece was originally published on Columbia Journalism Review’s website and appears here with the editor’s permission. In a corner of a big, empty Krispy Kreme in Atlanta, Valeria Sistrunk is nibbling on a donut. She is 27, with wide…
Hope in the local news landscape
1 year ago

Hope in the local news landscape

2019 issue of the RRJ takes a look at how small communities across Canada are fighting to keep local reporting alive
Reporting on the elusive Toronto Sun editor
1 year ago

Reporting on the elusive Toronto Sun editor

The RRJ’s Sarah Krichel goes behind the scenes into her deep dive on Adrienne Batra’s career and navigating how to hold her and her paper accountable — with and without her help
Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom honouree Ken Rubin highlights his top investigative probes
1 year ago

Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom honouree Ken Rubin highlights his top investigative probes

Presented with the Spencer Moore Award for Lifetime Contributions, citizen researcher and Ryerson Centre for Free Expression senior fellow chronicles public impact struggles in health, human rights and more
Inside APTN’s history-making Cree NHL broadcast
1 year 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. “Surreal,” “overwhelming” and “electrifying” was how musician Earl Wood described…
Ryerson Review of Journalism takes on Ford and Trump
1 year ago

Ryerson Review of Journalism takes on Ford and Trump

The 2019 editor goes inside the 35-year-old student magazine’s ominous cover package
Why faith groups in Winnipeg are funding religious journalism at the Free Press
1 year ago

Why faith groups in Winnipeg are funding religious journalism at the Free Press

Free Press religion reporter John Longhurst on the paper’s work ramping up the faith beat
How beat reporting in 2019 works at 3 different-sized outlets across Canada
1 year 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