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Online Harassment Targeting Women Journalists

Rogers Communication Centre 80 Gould Street, Toronto, Ontario

In the digital age of conspiracy theories, media distrust, and media disinformation, women journalists are bearing the brunt of online hate

The Chilling Tide of Abuse Faced by Women Journalists

Online 12 Constance Street, London, London

Online harm and harassment is one of the most significant safety issues facing women journalists today, and is on the rise globally, according to a 2021 report by the International Center for Journalists. Digital attacks aimed predominantly at women and racialized journalists are intended to belittle, discredit, humiliate and, ultimately, undermine trust in facts and jeopardize press freedom. 

Journalists and online hate: What to do when the battlefield is everywhere

Richcraft Hall 9376 University Dr., Ottawa, ON

Join us on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 1, at Carleton University for a major public event grappling with the upsurge in targeted online abuse facing journalists, especially women journalists of colour. Register here for Inperson attendance

Canadian National Freelancing Summit

Toronto Metropolitan University 350 Victoria St, Toronto, ON

For freelancers, work in the media and communications sectors can be brutal. Our work conditions, pay and leverage get worse every year, and we struggle to have our voices heard by publishers and owners alike.


Book Launch – Decolonizing Journalism Classrooms by Duncan McCue

Massey College, University of Toronto 4 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario

On Monday, February 6 from 5:00-6:00pm you are invited to a discussion with Journalism Fellow Alum Duncan McCue on his recent book Decolonizing Journalism: A Guide to Reporting in Indigenous Communities. He will be in conversation with Rhiannon Johnson (CBC) and Karyn Pugliese (National Observer) on Decolonizing Journalism Classrooms.


Muslims and the Media: Western media’s role in fanning fear of Islam and Muslims

Zoom Video Webinar

In his Massey Essay, Haroon Siddiqui argues that “our ostensibly free media… has played a leading role in the cultural warfare waged on Muslims, chiefly against .. who are fellow citizens in the West and, most ironically, against Muslim women.” Join a panel of distinguished journalists who will critically discuss the role of Western media in relation to Islamophobia since 9/11.