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Anti-Black racism

Reporting on Black Communities 101 with Eternity Martis

Reporting on Black Communities 101 with Eternity Martis

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In this workshop, we’ll briefly look back at the history of Black Canadians, and their representation in the media, in order to understand the legacy of oppression, discrimination and systemic racism that are entrenched in our society and media coverage.
Anti-Black Racism and Language

Anti-Black Racism and Language

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Join Vershawn in conversation with Awad Ibrahim, Professor Education the University of Ottawa, with special interests in cultural studies, Hip-Hop, youth and Black popular culture, and applied linguistics.
The Media (MESS)age

The Media (MESS)age

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Join our round table discussion on how media often contributes to the oppression and racism of Black People.
With the N-word used frequently across Quebec media, CABJ and CJOC are calling for a ban on the slur. Are French newsrooms listening?
11 months ago

With the N-word used frequently across Quebec media, CABJ and CJOC are calling for a ban on the slur. Are French newsrooms listening?

By  •  News, Ethics
Whether or not news leaders’ responses to accounts of systemic racism at English media organizations have been sincere or proactive, a review of French coverage and stated policies suggests Quebec is behind the starting line
High school media and anti-Black racism: A conversation with Danni Olusanya

High school media and anti-Black racism: A conversation with Danni Olusanya

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How can high school media best cover this moment, while being actively anti-racist in their own newsrooms?
Navigating the newsroom when covering racial injustice

Navigating the newsroom when covering racial injustice

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We have a FANTASTIC panel planned to cover the practicalities to covering racial injustice, in particular anti-Black police brutality.
Capital B
1 year ago

Capital B

By  •  News
The style guide change for Black adopted unanimously across Canada’s major newsrooms is only a baby step. Systemic patterns of problematic framing on race reporting, sourcing for stories and representation in media organizations all need urgent addressing
Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest
1 year ago

Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest

Narratives about the Women’s March and anti-Trump protests gave voice to protesters and significantly explored their grievances. Protests about anti-Black racism and Indigenous people’s rights received the least legitimizing coverage, with them more often seen as threatening and violent
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