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Archivists and researchers raise concerns about what will happen to newspaper archives
4 years ago

Archivists and researchers raise concerns about what will happen to newspaper archives

As local community and daily newspapers close across the country, their archives – and their stories of local politics, controversy and culture – are at risk. “Community newspapers tell us a story of time and experience,” said Claire Gilbert, an…
News health bolstered by local collaborations, expert’s work shows
4 years ago

News health bolstered by local collaborations, expert’s work shows

Collaborations between newsrooms and community members could be key to saving local news, says an expert in journalism and community engagement.
Enabling people with mental illness to make films could challenge media stereotypes, say researchers
5 years ago

Enabling people with mental illness to make films could challenge media stereotypes, say researchers

By Allison Ridgway for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Three Canadian researchers are giving people who’ve experienced mental illnesses the resources and training to make their own documentary films to see if such videos challenge traditional media stereotypes about people…
Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook
5 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.…
Ryerson journalism prof navigates censorship while teaching in China
5 years ago

Ryerson journalism prof navigates censorship while teaching in China

Ryerson professor Anne McNeilly wasn’t sure what to expect when she travelled to China last spring to teach media ethics and news reporting.
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Kamal Al-Solaylee’s new book explores the complexities of having brown skin
5 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 work one Sunday afternoon in 2011, the concept for his…
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