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Apply for the Jack Webster Foundation student journalism awards
3 weeks ago

Apply for the Jack Webster Foundation student journalism awards

The Jack Webster Foundation is accepting submissions for five student journalism awards and three Indigenous student journalism awards of $2,000 each. Full-time journalism students enrolled in any year of study at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Langara College, Kwantlen…
B.C. students draft legislation to protect high school press freedom
3 weeks ago

B.C. students draft legislation to protect high school press freedom

By  •  News, Law, Education
After multiple censorship attempts, school paper members launch Student Press Freedom Act campaign to ensure constitutional rights to free expression upheld
Drug policy and addiction media kit gives newsrooms a resource for better coverage of drug use
10 months ago

Drug policy and addiction media kit gives newsrooms a resource for better coverage of drug use

By  •  News, Work, Education
Avoid stigmatizing narratives, consult credible sources and use language that reflects people’s lived experiences, say experts
Community podcast initiative coming to Calgary
11 months ago

Community podcast initiative coming to Calgary

Mount Royal University hub will build technical skills, distribute content and foster scholarship on the medium
Meet the high school journalists who kept publishing in a pandemic
1 year ago

Meet the high school journalists who kept publishing in a pandemic

Ontario students on making sure the campus presses kept rolling, bringing youth voices to community journalism and striking out on their own
J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
1 year ago

J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills

Professors tend to believe their students don’t want to do math. As a result, more frequently used tools like social media are emphasized, leaving new reporters behind on complex analysis tasks valued (if underutilized) by newsrooms
COVID-19 social distancing leaves many journalism interns in limbo
1 year ago

COVID-19 social distancing leaves many journalism interns in limbo

Experiential learning is a major part of most journalism programs. While many students won’t get that opportunity this year, media schools are shifting course to salvage placements
Campus papers remain determined to serve their audiences
1 year ago

Campus papers remain determined to serve their audiences

University publications across the country use unique techniques and perspectives to grapple with the multi-layered challenges student reporters face in wake of COVID-19
COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly
1 year ago

COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly

Two journalism professors share their thoughts on the move to alternate delivery
Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?
2 years ago

Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?

Journalism students have very different ideas about what a reporting career means to them. But it’s the ones who value journalism’s role in democracy that stay the course
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