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Diversity

The effects of a less-than-diverse media workforce
4 years ago

The effects of a less-than-diverse media workforce

By Amanda Ghazale Aziz

When Carleton University asked reporter Judy Trinh to give a talk on diversity in the journalism industry to students in the journalism and communications program, she said… Continue Reading The effects of a less-than-diverse media workforce

Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook
4 years ago

Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook

By Allison Ridgway and Ania Bessonov 

The Canadian Press (CP) is discussing how to update its stylebook to reflect changing language surrounding LGBTQ, Indigenous and disabled communities, CP’s editor-in-chief said during a… Continue Reading Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook

Welcome to Canada: Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership
4 years ago

Welcome to Canada: Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership

By Jared A. Walker

Just a few moments ago I watched the Mothers of the Movement give a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. To say they were compelling would be… Continue Reading Welcome to Canada: Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership

Kamal Al-Solaylee’s new book explores the complexities of having brown skin
4 years ago

Kamal Al-Solaylee’s new book explores the complexities of having brown skin

By Allison Ridgway for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

When Kamal Al-Solaylee saw a group of Filipina maids enjoying a picnic in a Hong Kong park during their time off… Continue Reading Kamal Al-Solaylee’s new book explores the complexities of having brown skin

On the immigration beat with Nicholas Keung
4 years ago

On the immigration beat with Nicholas Keung

The Toronto Star’s veteran immigration reporter talks about the unprecedented Canadian response to the Syrian refugee crisis.
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#NASH78 Diversity in the newsroom
4 years ago

#NASH78 Diversity in the newsroom

Journalism prides itself on representing the voices of the underserved—and yet, too often, newsrooms are white.
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