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Why unpaid internships are at odds with the goal of a more equitable, diverse media industry 
1 week ago

Why unpaid internships are at odds with the goal of a more equitable, diverse media industry 

J-school umbrella group studying the issue across Canada, to issue recommendations this fall
Share your fact-checking experiences with the Truth in Journalism Project
1 month ago

Share your fact-checking experiences with the Truth in Journalism Project

By  •  Work, Education, Learn
Reporters' and sources' input will help inform creation of verification manual for longform journalism
How COVID-19 has expanded journalism education toolkits
2 months ago

How COVID-19 has expanded journalism education toolkits

After almost two years doing and teaching journalism at a distance, safety planning is preparing j-school students for not just a pandemic, but also a career in news
B.C. students draft legislation to protect high school press freedom
3 months 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
12 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
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