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Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter
2 years ago

Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter

By  •  Columns
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
When the founder of the Proud Boys came for me
2 years ago

When the founder of the Proud Boys came for me

Women journalists regularly suffer abuse and harassment online. When a terrorist organization targeted me, my usual response strategy was put to the test
Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police
2 years ago

Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police

A tendency to go with the 'police said' narrative without outwardly questioning if it is right is a continuing failure of journalism
Journalism, vicarious trauma and the view from Portapique
2 years 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
Complete the Canada Press Freedom Project questionnaire
2 years ago

Complete the Canada Press Freedom Project questionnaire

By  •  News, J-Source
Your insights will help J-Source track press freedom violations and create tools that best serve media workers, organizations, students and researchers
Ideals versus practice: The complex roles of modern journalists
2 years ago

Ideals versus practice: The complex roles of modern journalists

The Journalistic Role Performance project is examining the evolution of journalists’ practice during a period of deep disruption for news organizations
Meet press freedom project researcher/reporter Collins Maina
2 years ago

Meet press freedom project researcher/reporter Collins Maina

By  •  News, J-Source
Community-driven, multimedia journalist is working with J-Source to build a national resource for press freedom data and education
Suspending freedom of information cannot be made permanent
2 years 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
Indiegraf expands to the U.S. with next news challenge cohort
2 years ago

Indiegraf expands to the U.S. with next news challenge cohort

Canadian independent journalism incubator wants to help entrepreneurs reduce local news gaps on both sides of the border
A year of mapping media impacts of the pandemic in Canada: COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada update, March 11, 2021
2 years ago

A year of mapping media impacts of the pandemic in Canada: COVID-19 Media Impact Map for Canada update, March 11, 2021

We tracked the layoffs, wage cuts, service reductions and closures since last year. Here’s what we know, what we don’t and what could come next