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Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter
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Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter

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In the unknown place just out of sight of home, journalists find new questions to ask and new stories to tell, stories that need telling whether or not they’re comfortable to hear
Friday Night Reflections: Fact vs Fiction – The Role of Media in Democracy

Friday Night Reflections: Fact vs Fiction – The Role of Media in Democracy

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Our panellists reflect on their recent election experiences, their inside views on the challenges of staying objective, fair and accurate, and their perspectives on the role that citizens and government can play in supporting a free press and strong democratic institutions.
Massey College Press Club: Objectivity in Canadian Media in Wake of Black Lives Matter

Massey College Press Club: Objectivity in Canadian Media in Wake of Black Lives Matter

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The recent BLM movement has intensified the debate in Canada and elsewhere around how the media can better reflect the diversity of the communities it purports to serve. This question necessarily asks not just how news coverage is shaped, but also considers who is doing the shaping.
What would antiracist journalism look like?

What would antiracist journalism look like?

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When do ‘objectivity’ and ‘neutrality’ mask inequity? How do journalists move from covering protests to systemically telling stories that root out racist treatment in health care, education and other social spheres? And how can journalists practice antiracism in their everyday work?