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Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter
1 year ago

Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter

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In the unknown place just out of sight of home, journalists find new questions to ask and new stories to tell, stories that need telling whether or not they’re comfortable to hear
Journalism, vicarious trauma and the view from Portapique
1 year ago

Journalism, vicarious trauma and the view from Portapique

A year after covering a massacre, 13 months of a pandemic and managing the uncertainty around employment in the field has taken a toll, one I didn’t know I had signed up for as a local news reporter
Suspending freedom of information cannot be made permanent
1 year ago

Suspending freedom of information cannot be made permanent

Canadian authorities have been using the pandemic to further slow access requests since last March. But transparency and essential rights are not something you can put on hold
Levelling the playing field in Canadian sports media
1 year ago

Levelling the playing field in Canadian sports media

I can still count the number of racialized women in sports journalism on the fingers of one hand. I hope not for long
Safeguarding press freedom requires working in the darknet’s shadows
1 year ago

Safeguarding press freedom requires working in the darknet’s shadows

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In an era of mass digital surveillance, journalists and their sources need to use every tool they can to protect the public interest
Open letter: Absence of racialized voices at CRTC public hearings
1 year ago

Open letter: Absence of racialized voices at CRTC public hearings

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We write as media guests, producers, consultants, directors, and/or citizens whose taxes fund the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Introducing The Resolve: a powerful new platform for Black, Indigenous and people of colour voices and stories in Canada
1 year ago

Introducing The Resolve: a powerful new platform for Black, Indigenous and people of colour voices and stories in Canada

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Founder Matthew DiMera explains why he quit his former editor-in-chief job, and how he plans to tackle systemic racism in Canadian journalism
Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts
2 years ago

Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts

Indemnity, moral rights and others that may make or break your next gig
La Converse is bridging divides in Québec
2 years ago

La Converse is bridging divides in Québec

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How our new platform listens to readers, reports on their concerns and is getting results
Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?
2 years ago

Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?

'Canadian mainstream press have undermined the public’s right to know while ignoring the significance of WikiLeaks releases themselves. That needs to change’
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