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On Stephen Trumper’s legacy in storytelling, journalism education and community care
2 weeks ago

On Stephen Trumper’s legacy in storytelling, journalism education and community care

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Stephen Trumper, 1953-2023, taught a generation of journalists at Toronto Metropolitan University 
What French-language audiences might not see in their climate change news
3 months ago

What French-language audiences might not see in their climate change news

Some media outlets in Canada have increased resources for environmental journalism, but continue to struggle with addressing across coverage
Welcome to Facts & Frictions Fall 2022
3 months ago

Welcome to Facts & Frictions Fall 2022

Journalists’ roles and values, newsroom mergers, AI in journalism education and COVID coverage are featured in the latest issue of Facts & Frictions
CBC ombudsperson: Opinions on Islamophobia
10 months ago

CBC ombudsperson: Opinions on Islamophobia

'Context and insight comes in many different forms. Sometimes it emerges from deep research into a subject. Sometimes it comes from the experience of a reporter who’s covered an issue for many years. And sometimes it comes from a journalist’s own life experience'
Facts & Frictions Spring 2022
10 months ago

Facts & Frictions Spring 2022

Technology and journalism education, climate disinformation, innovations in audio storytelling and more explored in new journal issue
Reflections on a year of the Fraser Valley Current
10 months ago

Reflections on a year of the Fraser Valley Current

Starting a new enterprise is always a gamble. It’s a bet on yourself, on those who will help you, and on your audience. Managing editor Tyler Olsen breaks down what The Current's learned after Year One
CBC Ombudsperson: Science and nuance
11 months ago

CBC Ombudsperson: Science and nuance

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My latest review examines how CBC covered the debate about the primary way COVID-19 is spread: airborne, or via respiratory droplets? One particular story last spring said that Canadian scientist Dr. John Conly was “under fire” by other researchers, and a number of that scientist’s colleagues complained that the public broadcaster was guilty of “character assassination”.
On John Honderich
12 months ago

On John Honderich

The storied newspaper giant and J-Source supporter died Saturday at 75
Spinning access to information in an age of misinformation
1 year ago

Spinning access to information in an age of misinformation

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Public interest researcher Ken Rubin on what returned access requests show about the state of government duplicity and transparency in Canada