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Covering Coronavirus: Street Reporting Without the Street

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In this webinar, USC Annenberg digital journalism expert Amara Aguilar will provide a hands-on tour of at least three tools, provide resources for health reporters working remotely, and offer tips… Continue Reading Covering Coronavirus: Street Reporting Without the Street

BuzzFeed: From Listicles to Hard News

BuzzFeed: From Listicles to Hard News

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Hired as editor-in-chief in 2012, Ben Smith did for BuzzFeed—then best known for its lists, quizzes and viral videos—what few in the industry get to do: he built a news… Continue Reading BuzzFeed: From Listicles to Hard News

Telling stories from all directions
1 year ago

Telling stories from all directions

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign.

It was an overwhelmingly humid summer day in Hong Kong when Adrian Ma, professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism, found himself… Continue Reading Telling stories from all directions

We shouldn’t allow online hate to silence diverse voices
2 years ago

We shouldn’t allow online hate to silence diverse voices

“As a black, female journalist, I hope that I will not only develop a thick skin, but have the necessary support and personal resiliency to tell difficult stories.”
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The death of the homepage is much exaggerated
2 years ago

The death of the homepage is much exaggerated

With a significant portion of the audience arriving at news sites via social media and search, the imminent death of the homepage is a common refrain. One senior digital manager… Continue Reading The death of the homepage is much exaggerated

To publish or unpublish?
3 years ago

To publish or unpublish?

The long-life of news online means we have to consider a lot when deciding to unpublish a story.

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‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says
3 years ago

‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says

By The Canadian Press

The outgoing CEO of Torstar says his replacement will have to review how much more money to invest in Star Touch, the Toronto Star’s tablet edition… Continue Reading ‘Reflect hard’ on Star Touch, outgoing CEO says

Winners of the Canadian Online Publishing Awards announced
4 years ago

Winners of the Canadian Online Publishing Awards announced

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By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Winners of the annual Canadian Online Publishing Awards were announced on Nov. 7 in Toronto.

The annual awards celebrate excellence in online… Continue Reading Winners of the Canadian Online Publishing Awards announced