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The ethics of reporting on incels
5 months ago

The ethics of reporting on incels

By  •  Work, How To, Ethics
Six key strategies for effective and responsible journalism
Missing voices
5 months 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
Applications for the 2020 Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries have re-opened
5 months ago

Applications for the 2020 Forum Freelance Fund Bursaries have re-opened

The annual bursary competition, presented by the Canadian Journalism Forum for Violence and Trauma, is open until Aug. 31
Trans Journalists Association’s style guide offers newsrooms a model for improving coverage and representation
5 months ago

Trans Journalists Association’s style guide offers newsrooms a model for improving coverage and representation

By  •  News, Work
A resource from a new international organization for trans journalists can show news outlets how to report more accurately and counter harmful narratives
Here’s what the National NewsMedia Council decided in July
5 months ago

Here’s what the National NewsMedia Council decided in July

By  •  News, Ethics
The ethics board responded to complaints regarding a Toronto Sun front page headline and another that concerned identifying information in a Canadian Press news article
Student consortium continues to tackle public health through national data collaboration
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 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
Here’s what the National NewsMedia Council decided in June
6 months ago

Here’s what the National NewsMedia Council decided in June

By  •  News, Ethics
The ethics board issued decisions in June on four complaints, all of which were dismissed or found to have been appropriately addressed. They included dismissal of complaints that a Toronto Star column showed “bias against white people,” the accuracy of a term used in a Toronto Sun opinion column and two against two respective newspapers in Kamloops, B.C.
There’s still something missing in debates around covering mass violence in Canada
6 months ago

There’s still something missing in debates around covering mass violence in Canada

By  •  Ethics
Journalists agree that they have to avoid glorifying perpetrators in news reporting. But gaps in best practices continue to appear in coverage