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Under the Nazis’ Thumb: A lunch and learn

Under the Nazis’ Thumb: A lunch and learn

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How the world’s biggest news agency struggled (and sometimes failed) to cover news from Hitler’s Germany.

In this presentation, based on original archival research, Gene Allen outlines the pressures that… Continue Reading Under the Nazis’ Thumb: A lunch and learn

Turning a Magazine Feature into a Live Performance

Turning a Magazine Feature into a Live Performance

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Magazines have traditionally been the home for well written, researched and fact-checked long-form stories.

But what if that kind of journalism was performed before a live audience?

stitched! is a… Continue Reading Turning a Magazine Feature into a Live Performance

Opening the Opinion Page

Opening the Opinion Page

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The role and relevance of editorials and op-eds

Featuring:

-Robyn Urback, CBC News columnist and editor of CBC’s Opinion page -Andrew Phillips, Editorial Page Editor of the Toronto Star. Moderated… Continue Reading Opening the Opinion Page

New study examines meditation as tool for anxious student journalists
2 years ago

New study examines meditation as tool for anxious student journalists

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The mindfulness class will introduce students to the fundamentals of mindfulness and explore different forms of meditation practice.
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Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers
2 years ago

Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Journalism matters now more than ever, the media director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association told journalism students and faculty during… Continue Reading Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
3 years ago

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Indigenous people want their leaders held accountable, but journalists should be cautious about perpetuating negative stereotypes, Ryerson School of Journalism Rogers… Continue Reading Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience
3 years ago

Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience

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By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre website

While newsrooms benefit from online analytics that help journalists understand what audiences want and how to package stories, this data… Continue Reading Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience

News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says
3 years ago

News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

The ongoing discussion about the state of Canadian news media tends to overlook what’s happening in smaller communities, local news advocate… Continue Reading News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says