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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

Only heroic measures can save news now

To guard their autonomy and tackle the misinformation crisis, it’s time for news people to question old assumptions and embrace accountability
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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

 Brandi Morin’s case is a warning to all journalists

Despite court rulings, law enforcement continue to interfere with journalists reporting on Indigenous-related protests Continue Reading  Brandi Morin’s case is a warning to all journalists

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
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Journalists across Canada remain unequipped to deal with online harassment

News organizations need to step up their commitments to share aggregated data of online threats against employees and offer flexibility to journalists when dealing with harassment. Continue Reading Journalists across Canada remain unequipped to deal with online harassment

‘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

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Understaffing, poor pay undermining student journalism 

Burnout common as student editors and reporters struggle to manage school, paid work and journalism jobs that can be more than full time Continue Reading Understaffing, poor pay undermining student journalism 

The Ghost of Journalism Future

Will political backlash over Bell Media cuts spark a policy pivot?
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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

Journalists for Journalists

A vigil held in honour of our fallen colleagues
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Journalists with disabilities blaze a trail in on-air broadcasting

The road to greater inclusion in newsrooms remains fraught, but a few radio journalists are pushing ahead with programs to recruit more talent of diverse abilities. Continue Reading Journalists with disabilities blaze a trail in on-air broadcasting

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