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Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts
4 months ago

Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts

Indemnity, moral rights and others that may make or break your next gig
Field notes from the university mental health crisis
4 months ago

Field notes from the university mental health crisis

At two Ontario campus newspapers, identifying the gaps in mental-health support comes with a toll on the reporters themselves
What’s plaguing Toronto’s ethnic press?
4 months ago

What’s plaguing Toronto’s ethnic press?

In a city of immigrants, non-English language newspapers play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19. Can they survive the pandemic?
TikTok For News: Why there’s a place for journalism on the app
4 months ago

TikTok For News: Why there’s a place for journalism on the app

Attracting younger followers is one reason media organizations in Canada should start thinking about adding the platform to their social queue
Drug policy and addiction media kit gives newsrooms a resource for better coverage of drug use
4 months ago

Drug policy and addiction media kit gives newsrooms a resource for better coverage of drug use

By  •  News, Work, Education
Avoid stigmatizing narratives, consult credible sources and use language that reflects people’s lived experiences, say experts
Recent arrests of journalists covering land disputes accelerate concerns around police attempts to define, obstruct journalism
5 months ago

Recent arrests of journalists covering land disputes accelerate concerns around police attempts to define, obstruct journalism

By  •  News, Law, Field Notes
Journalists must be present to bear witness to police actions, especially at Indigenous movements, say panelists
We’re hiring: Part-time researcher/reporter on press freedom issues in Canada
5 months ago

We’re hiring: Part-time researcher/reporter on press freedom issues in Canada

J-Source is seeking a researcher/reporter to help develop and launch the Canadian Press Freedom Project — a central hub for information and education surrounding press freedom in Canada.
With the N-word used frequently across Quebec media, CABJ and CJOC are calling for a ban on the slur. Are French newsrooms listening?
5 months ago

With the N-word used frequently across Quebec media, CABJ and CJOC are calling for a ban on the slur. Are French newsrooms listening?

By  •  News, Ethics
Whether or not news leaders’ responses to accounts of systemic racism at English media organizations have been sincere or proactive, a review of French coverage and stated policies suggests Quebec is behind the starting line
APTN partners with 5 news organizations and networks to produce global Indigenous reporting project
6 months ago

APTN partners with 5 news organizations and networks to produce global Indigenous reporting project

By  •  News, Field Notes
Anti-Indigenous handbook aims to investigate groups that work against Indigenous rights