There are those who say that many of the reasons we need a national, public broadcaster no longer exist because of new technologies. But Jo-Ann Roberts, Canadian Media Guild member and CBC host of All Points West, argues that it is those very technologies, and who controls them, that makes the CBC more important than ever.
Acclaimed writer and commentator Stephen Brunt visits Laurier Brantford to discuss his career, Canadian sports journalism and the relationships between sports, culture, journalism and business. J-Source editor-in-chief Bruce Gillespie and students' lounge editor Mary-Katherine Boss will cover the event live.
Paul Fontaine chats with Wilfrid Laurier University associate professor Jenna Hennebry, co-author of the new book Targeted Transnationals: The State, the Media and Arab Canadians, about the linkages between media representations of Arab-Canadians and state policy.
The Dave Greber Freelance Writers Awards honour the long-time, Calgary-based freelance writer and are unique in two ways: they support working Canadian freelancers when they most need it in their work cycle and give special regard to those working in the area of social justice.
Fourth annual prize honours excellence in journalism in service of the common good. Application deadline is Jan. 9, 2014.
Applications for the R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship are due Nov. 15.
Journalists need to embrace their changing role as a trusted curator and aggregator of news, Mathew Ingram said at a recent event in Ottawa. Education editor Melanie Coulson reports.
Reporting from Russia, Indonesia and Cameroon, UBC journalism students covered the $30-billion global trade in illegal logging. Keith Rozendal explains some of the global journalism practices and perspectives he gained as a student in UBC’s experiential, project-based course.
With an increasingly diverse audience in a diverse country, Globe editors struggle to standardize spelling with non-English languages, although that standardization does not include accents.