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NFB Instagram project brings Indigenous stories to the mobile screen
6 years ago

NFB Instagram project brings Indigenous stories to the mobile screen

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign. By Tennessa Wild The Instagram profile “What Brings Us Here” is filled with real stories in real time. The collection of photographs on the profile are compiled by…
Enabling people with mental illness to make films could challenge media stereotypes, say researchers
6 years ago

Enabling people with mental illness to make films could challenge media stereotypes, say researchers

By Allison Ridgway for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Three Canadian researchers are giving people who’ve experienced mental illnesses the resources and training to make their own documentary films to see if such videos challenge traditional media stereotypes about people…