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Join us as commemorate the 25th anniversary of the the Canadian Association of Black Journalists!
The death of George Floyd focused the world’s attention on police brutality—and the problematic practice of relying on official accounts of events. But reporters have also long maintained police sources who provide information for their crime coverage. How has Floyd’s death changed reporting on police and their activities?
Like speed dating for magazine professionals, this two-part event offers freelancers practical training before sending them into a (virtual) room with editors of Canada’s best magazines for a chance to wow them with story ideas.
The urgency of the climate crisis cannot be understated. From record-breaking heatwaves to prolonged droughts to migration crises and even production declines, our changing climate impacts all aspects of society.
The “open court” principle is a cornerstone of our legal system. The Supreme Court has reaffirmed stringent conditions for any judge considering whether to limit what can be reported from the courtroom. In practice, however, publication bans are often granted on scant argument or evidence. Join our panel in examining what this means for press freedom, the public’s right to know, and the integrity of our legal system.
The UBC School of Journalism, Writing, and Media (JWAM) is pleased to invite you to: The Power of Perception: The impact of journalism on the well-being of Black communities with award-winning journalist, Eternity Martis.
At a time when a range of voices and perspectives are available across multiple platforms, and a choice word or angle can be a landmine—setting off a barrage of online hate—what does it take to be a columnist and how has the role evolved in a fraught social media environment where attacks inordinately target women and racialized journalists?
How has the pandemic changed the way we engage with media?
In honour of Media Literacy Week, MediaSmarts is encouraging Canadians to pause and reflect on the state of digital literacy and our media consumption.
Like speed dating for magazine professionals, this two-part event offers freelancers practical training before sending them into a (virtual) room with editors of Canada’s best magazines for a chance to wow them with story ideas