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‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’
4 weeks ago

‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’

A coalition of press freedom groups and media outlets is filing a legal application seeking to ensure press access to protests on Vancouver Island
Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture
1 month ago

Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture

Creators will now have the option to require a payment for audiences to access their content on Apple’s platform
Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures
1 month ago

Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures

Analysis: The public has been inaccurately informed about the connections between big business and policy making by decades of coverage that didn’t critically examine the role of key lobbying group
How an oversight in the RCMP Act keeps justice suspended and truths hidden
2 months ago

How an oversight in the RCMP Act keeps justice suspended and truths hidden

By  •  News, Politics, Law
Jane Gerster spent two years investigating a justice system misconduct case. While parties on all sides wanted to lift a 14-year old publication ban, FOIs revealed the RCMP didn’t know how and a judicial review showed the federal courts couldn’t
Overstory Media Group plans dozens of digital community news outlets  in Canada
2 months ago

Overstory Media Group plans dozens of digital community news outlets in Canada

By  •  News, Business
Co-founded by Farhan Mohamed and Andrew Wilkinson, the network plans to create 50 community outlets by 2023
N.W.T. is the only place in Canada where journalists have priority access to COVID-19 vaccines
2 months ago

N.W.T. is the only place in Canada where journalists have priority access to COVID-19 vaccines

By  •  News
As vulnerable communities and the majority of the population in Canada remain underserved by the vaccine rollout, there’s been little discussion about priority designation for essential media workers
Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter
2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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
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