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Open letter: Media, professional associations,  j-schools and more call on safety minister to investigate illegal arrests of journalists
7 months ago

Open letter: Media, professional associations, j-schools and more call on safety minister to investigate illegal arrests of journalists

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Call for Canada’s public safety minister to take immediate steps to investigate and correct the RCMP’s actions and to ensure that going forward, journalists’ right to report will be protected
Why unpaid internships are at odds with the goal of a more equitable, diverse media industry 
8 months 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
B.C.’s proposed FOI fee threatens ‘Indigenous Peoples, families and communities’
8 months ago

B.C.’s proposed FOI fee threatens ‘Indigenous Peoples, families and communities’

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Fees could make it harder for small outlets like IndigiNews to justify filing shot-in-the-dark info requests — like the one that led to its birth alerts investigation, writes reporter Anna McKenzie
Free Press religion reporter on how the paper is restoring faith in Winnipeg news coverage
8 months ago

Free Press religion reporter on how the paper is restoring faith in Winnipeg news coverage

The two-year-old beat, funded by different religious groups, is fostering community engagement and providing new revenue
True crime’s influence on an era of internet sleuths raises ethical concerns
8 months ago

True crime’s influence on an era of internet sleuths raises ethical concerns

In a genre constantly questioned for its ethics, how should people go about being respectful consumers?
Canadian journalists grappling with epidemic of online bullying, harassment: survey
8 months ago

Canadian journalists grappling with epidemic of online bullying, harassment: survey

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More than 70 per cent of media workers reported experiencing harassment in the past year
How Canadian media reports on natural resource projects
8 months ago

How Canadian media reports on natural resource projects

Critical stories from independent outlets can help shape the policy-making process and provide an important space for environmental reporting
Research team launches landmark survey of mental health and well-being in Canada’s journalism industry
8 months ago

Research team launches landmark survey of mental health and well-being in Canada’s journalism industry

Carleton journalism professor Matthew Pearson and veteran CBC broadcaster and trainer Dave Seglins are leading research into the mental health and well-being of Canadian media workers
Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected
8 months ago

Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected

How big of a problem is misinformation on social media? Without key data, the picture is blurry
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