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Amplifying the stories of survivors of climate-related disasters

The Climate Disaster Project is challenging the rules of traditional journalism to focus on the human toll of climate change Continue Reading Amplifying the stories of survivors of climate-related disasters

New resource delivers practical tools for reporting through a gender lens 

The free, online guide developed by Informed Opinions includes short lessons on intersectionality, trauma-informed reporting and reporting on people in situations of vulnerability  Continue Reading New resource delivers practical tools for reporting through a gender lens 

New online course teaches lessons on decolonizing journalism

Led by five journalists, the University of Toronto course focuses on challenging eurocentric narratives in Canadian media  Continue Reading New online course teaches lessons on decolonizing journalism

Classrooms advocate for press freedom

Involving post-secondary students in petitioning civic organizations to recognize World Press Freedom Day drives home the importance of journalism for democracy. Continue Reading Classrooms advocate for press freedom

Journalism students see an industry in crisis. It’s time to talk about it

Not talking about the state of the industry is not an option for journalism educators. But how should they do it? Continue Reading Journalism students see an industry in crisis. It’s time to talk about it

What emerging journalists need to know about covering the climate crisis

Accepting the scientific consensus, incorporating lived experiences and including traditional knowledge in climate-related stories can reinvigorate climate reporting and better serve audiences
Continue Reading What emerging journalists need to know about covering the climate crisis

Why journalism education needs the humanities

Journalism schools still need to balance technical and critical-thinking skills and require broader study topics to prepare students for the complexity of issues they will go on to report Continue Reading Why journalism education needs the humanities

How to report on child welfare in a meaningful way

Taking trauma-informed approaches to reporting and considering the structural drivers that define the child welfare system to improve coverage Continue Reading How to report on child welfare in a meaningful way

Why freelancing is now a necessary part of journalism education

An industry in turmoil has made it clear that future journalists must know how to run a freelance business
Continue Reading Why freelancing is now a necessary part of journalism education

‘Empowerment Guide’ asks us to rethink storytelling and story-taking

Using expertise from the Prison Journalism Project, the University of British Columbia’s Global Reporting Centre shows how journalists can get past extractive storytelling

Continue Reading ‘Empowerment Guide’ asks us to rethink storytelling and story-taking

We all need help reporting in Black communities

New guide will focus on advice to strengthen reporting practices for engaging with Black communities Continue Reading We all need help reporting in Black communities

Organizations can help journalists navigate deluge of climate research 

Evidence syntheses aggregate scientific studies on climate change in the rapidly growing field so reporters can bring more context and understanding to their reporting
Continue Reading Organizations can help journalists navigate deluge of climate research 

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