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Canadian Access to Information and Journalism: Obstacles and Opportunities
7 months ago

Canadian Access to Information and Journalism: Obstacles and Opportunities

New research published in Facts and Frictions finds that Canada's federal Access to Information is "a broken system rife with practical and ideological hurdles," causing some journalists to use it only as a last resort and others to advocate for reform
Montréal Massacre anniversary: The media must play a key role in fighting femicide
7 months ago

Montréal Massacre anniversary: The media must play a key role in fighting femicide

Media have a leading role, not only in awareness and education generally, but in actively shaping the construction of attitudes and beliefs that can help prevention efforts
How Canadian media reports on natural resource projects
8 months ago

How Canadian media reports on natural resource projects

Critical stories from independent outlets can help shape the policy-making process and provide an important space for environmental reporting
Research team launches landmark survey of mental health and well-being in Canada’s journalism industry
8 months ago

Research team launches landmark survey of mental health and well-being in Canada’s journalism industry

Carleton journalism professor Matthew Pearson and veteran CBC broadcaster and trainer Dave Seglins are leading research into the mental health and well-being of Canadian media workers
Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected
8 months ago

Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected

How big of a problem is misinformation on social media? Without key data, the picture is blurry
New campus-industry startup will generate local stories, build students’ data journalism skills
8 months ago

New campus-industry startup will generate local stories, build students’ data journalism skills

Story template automatically populated with data for various communities to be shared through Canadian Press wire
Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism
1 year ago

Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism

Amber Bernard and Ryan Running Rabbit joined the collaborative journalism project as part of JHR’s Indigenous Reporters Program
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