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Spinning access to information in an age of misinformation
8 months ago

Spinning access to information in an age of misinformation

By  •  Columns
Public interest researcher Ken Rubin on what returned access requests show about the state of government duplicity and transparency in Canada
What you read on J-Source in 2021
9 months ago

What you read on J-Source in 2021

By  •  News, J-Source
From human rights in the newsroom to media impacts of the pandemic and experiences with online harassment, here are some of J-Source's top stories of the year
The Walrus announces the Justice Fund Writer in Residence
9 months ago

The Walrus announces the Justice Fund Writer in Residence

By  •  People
Justice Fund Toronto and The Walrus announce the appointment of Julia-Simone Rutgers as Writer in Residence
Journalism education and Call to Action 86
9 months ago

Journalism education and Call to Action 86

Research note published in Facts and Frictions explores conciliatory and collaborative methods of research-creation with Indigenous communities
Black in the jury box: Media is the message
9 months ago

Black in the jury box: Media is the message

Crime reporting is one of the oldest forms of journalism. It tells us who should be feared and who should be punished for tearing the social fabric. But its often sensational approach has consequences
Half of Canadian newsrooms entirely white, says first CAJ survey of race in  media
10 months ago

Half of Canadian newsrooms entirely white, says first CAJ survey of race in media

By  •  News, Labour
Data submitted by 209 newsrooms shows racialized journalists concentrated in part-time and internship roles
Canadian Access to Information and Journalism: Obstacles and Opportunities
10 months ago

Canadian Access to Information and Journalism: Obstacles and Opportunities

New research published in Facts and Frictions finds that Canada's federal Access to Information is "a broken system rife with practical and ideological hurdles," causing some journalists to use it only as a last resort and others to advocate for reform
Montréal Massacre anniversary: The media must play a key role in fighting femicide
10 months ago

Montréal Massacre anniversary: The media must play a key role in fighting femicide

Media have a leading role, not only in awareness and education generally, but in actively shaping the construction of attitudes and beliefs that can help prevention efforts
The HuffPost Canada union is dead. Long live the HuffPost Canada union
10 months ago

The HuffPost Canada union is dead. Long live the HuffPost Canada union

The workers of HuffPost Canada got to have a union for two weeks, but its impact will last a lifetime