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Gender

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
2 years 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 if she is a feminist. We share Siri’s…
Take the J-Source survey on gender diversity in Canadian news media
2 years ago

Take the J-Source survey on gender diversity in Canadian news media

The results of this survey will provide crucial information about representation in newsrooms.
Women journalists and the glass ceiling
2 years ago

Women journalists and the glass ceiling

Newsrooms are more – but not fully – equal.
New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media
3 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 website dedicated to amplifying women’s voices in Canadian news media. Expertwomen.ca seeks…
Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media
3 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.

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“Bhumika Can Speak For Herself” using AI technology
3 years ago

“Bhumika Can Speak For Herself” using AI technology

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Tamsyn Burgmann Bhumika Shrestha gazes ahead with attentive eyes, shifts in her seat and awaits the first question: “Did you always know you are transgender?” She takes in the question…
Blessing or curse?
3 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 across the leaves in front of Stephanie Domet’s house. Normally by this…
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 Ryerson Journalism Research Centre panel earlier this month.…