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Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers
5 years ago

Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Journalism matters now more than ever, the media director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association told journalism students and faculty during the Ryerson School of Journalism’s (RSJ) recent teach-in day. Gail…
How Durham College is Indigenizing its broadcasting program
5 years ago

How Durham College is Indigenizing its broadcasting program

By Anna Augusto Rodrigues and Phil Raby What does reconciliation mean to me? This is a question we have reflected on since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action were announced in 2015. As professors who teach media courses…
Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
5 years ago

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Indigenous people want their leaders held accountable, but journalists should be cautious about perpetuating negative stereotypes, Ryerson School of Journalism Rogers Visiting Journalist Duncan McCue said during a lecture on Indigenous…
Indigenous stories are mainstream stories, say panellists
6 years ago

Indigenous stories are mainstream stories, say panellists

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre When Indigenous people share their stories with journalists, it is a part of the reconciliation process and not about assigning blame, the executive director of APTN said during a recent panel…
Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook
6 years ago

Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook

By Allison Ridgway and Ania Bessonov  The Canadian Press (CP) is discussing how to update its stylebook to reflect changing language surrounding LGBTQ, Indigenous and disabled communities, CP’s editor-in-chief said during a Ryerson Journalism Research Centre panel earlier this month.…
UBC gets $200,000 government grant for new Canadian journalism outlet
6 years ago

UBC gets $200,000 government grant for new Canadian journalism outlet

Funds from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council will bring The Conversation, a news site about academic work, to Canada.
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Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves
6 years ago

Ryerson reporting project on Truth and Reconciliation makes waves

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor In a recent article in The Atlantic, Kieran Delamont tells the story of how Indigenous people have had a difficult history of representation in video games. It’s an important story that had its genesis in…