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To publish or unpublish?
4 years ago

To publish or unpublish?

The long-life of news online means we have to consider a lot when deciding to unpublish a story.

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What reporters can learn from the Oscars mix-up
4 years ago

What reporters can learn from the Oscars mix-up

By Jennifer Ditchburn If you are, or ever have been, a journalist, you probably found the Academy Awards night fiasco absolutely thrilling. What reporter wouldn’t be delighted with something so utterly unpredictable and gobsmacking as a Best Picture envelope mix-up?…
Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent
4 years ago

Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent

By Michael Ott for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre The loss of trust between the media and audiences that has characterised the Donald Trump era in the United States also played out when Rob Ford was mayor of Toronto, says…
Journalism and analytics: A starter’s guide
5 years ago

Journalism and analytics: A starter’s guide

The use of analytics is now entrenched in news practice. But do journalists really understand how to utilize them? 

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Exploring the military-journalist relationship
5 years ago

Exploring the military-journalist relationship

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By Leah Woolley for The Signal Josie Lukey’s face is covered in mud, dirt, and dust. The sun is setting over Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in Denwood, Alberta and she’s standing on the hard leather seat of a tank, gripping…
Updated rules for language, terms for marginalized communities being discussed for new edition of Canadian Press Stylebook
5 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.…