(Disclosure: I’m the full-time paid publisher of Briarpatch Magazine, a volunteer board member of the Media Co-op, CEO of the currently inactive environmental consulting company Porpoise B Consulting, and freelance… Continue Reading A case study in nondisclosures
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
Are you a media whore? Or do you worry you might be labeled one by your colleagues – if not to your face, then behind your back?
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?
Chatham Daily News announced it would publish a print edition of its paper one less day a week, along with 10 other Postmedia newspapers, on Nov. 6.
Over the last three years, I’ve had some version of this conversation with countless young Canadian journalists.
“I’m so anxious right now.”
“My work laid off 15 per cent of… Continue Reading A generation of journalists are struggling
Racialized journalists are trying to create change in a predominantly white industry, but say support needs to come from the top.
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Editor in chief Erin Millar on the setback that caused them to change gears and devote themselves to three communities.
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