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Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
5 months ago

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

Maite Taboada, Simon Fraser University and Fatemeh Torabi Asr, Simon Fraser University

“I believe that all voices are equal and deserving of equal respect.” That’s what Siri responds when asked… Continue Reading Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media
2 years ago

New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign

By Michael Ott

“We couldn’t find any expert women,” cannot be an excuse.

That’s the mantra of a new… Continue Reading New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media

Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media
2 years ago

Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media

It is not just Internet trolls. These days, it is often not safe for women to speak up anywhere – online, on air and in print.

Continue Reading Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media

Blessing or curse?
2 years ago

Blessing or curse?

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By Sydney Jones for The Signal

On the morning of Halloween, 2014, adults disguised as ghouls and witches carried briefcases and purses as they walked to work, crunching… Continue Reading Blessing or curse?

Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook
3 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