Journalism professors who travelled to Tanzania and Liberia for Journalists for Human Rights encountered inspiring students eager to learn, societies hungry for news and university programs that faced some daunting challenges.
Continue Reading On the triumphs and challenges of training journalists overseas
The Halifax Chronicle Herald faced a choice: break the law, or defy the wishes of a dead girl’s parents.
Continue Reading Case studies collection: pub bans, public interest and #YouKnowHerName
How journalism professors across the country dealt with teaching freedom of expression, editorial judgment and cultural awareness in the wake of Charlie Hebdo.
Continue Reading Charlie Hebdo and the journalism classroom
When journalists are intimidated by math, why would we expect them to be any good at covering health and science?
Continue Reading The dangerous pride of the innumerate journalist
The program is aimed at helping people with journalism experience improve their photography skills and build a strong portfolio.
Continue Reading Concordia to offer new, one-year visual journalism diploma program
As journalism students head back to the school, here’s a look at some of the new people who have joined faculties across the country.
If the news business is dying, how can you justify educating students for a profession that won’t hire them? Education Editor Charles Hays explains how Thompson Rivers University’s unique partnership with local media in Kamloops, B.C. is readying students for the industry.
Hays takes over the education section from departing editor Melanie Coulson.
Just as newsrooms and the media industry are undergoing transformational change these days, so too are journalism programs at universities and colleges across the country. In the final installment of this weekly three-part series, Ryerson University associate professor Janice Neil looks at the skills j-schools think are necessary in teaching staff to prepare the next generation of students.
The newsroom can be a tricky place for an intern. You need to impress but you don’t want to step on any toes. Zev Singer shares his tips for interns.