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COVID-19

‘People just need proof:’ How health-care media barriers and government obstruction shaped the story of the pandemic  
3 months ago

‘People just need proof:’ How health-care media barriers and government obstruction shaped the story of the pandemic  

Despite ‘hitting a bureaucratic wall,’ journalists explain the importance of challenging hospital media restrictions
Zooming in on access to justice
3 months ago

Zooming in on access to justice

By  •  Law, Analysis, Ethics
Gains made in broadcasting proceedings online during the pandemic mean it’s time to revisit conventions about court restrictions on journalists
How COVID-19 has expanded journalism education toolkits
4 months ago

How COVID-19 has expanded journalism education toolkits

After almost two years doing and teaching journalism at a distance, safety planning is preparing j-school students for not just a pandemic, but also a career in news
How journalists informed audiences in a data-filled era
4 months ago

How journalists informed audiences in a data-filled era

The pandemic has shown the value of a data-literate news media
Protests and Pandemics: Transparency and the Policing of Press Freedom

Protests and Pandemics: Transparency and the Policing of Press Freedom

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Canadian Association of Journalists president Brent Jolly will talk about how press freedom in Canada is being challenged.
Access to Information in the Time of COVID-19: Obstacles and Opportunities in Canadian Journalism

Access to Information in the Time of COVID-19: Obstacles and Opportunities in Canadian Journalism

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Centre for Access to Information and Justice will be holding a webinar about navigating Canada’s federal ATI system in times of COVID-19 with panelists Dr. Elyse Amend and Margaret Thompson.
Slipshod practices might mean gaps in Canada’s COVID-19 record, info watchdog says
8 months ago

Slipshod practices might mean gaps in Canada’s COVID-19 record, info watchdog says

By  •  News
In the course of investigating complaints, information commissioner Caroline Maynard noticed vulnerabilities to Canada's access regime, some a direct result of the pandemic and others that have simply been worsened by COVID-19
Survey: making social media giants share ad revenue would support local journalism, say newsroom leaders
8 months ago

Survey: making social media giants share ad revenue would support local journalism, say newsroom leaders

More than 80% of respondents across print and broadcasting reporting lower ad revenue during COVID-19
Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures
9 months ago

Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures

Analysis: The public has been inaccurately informed about the connections between big business and policy making by decades of coverage that didn’t critically examine the role of key lobbying group
EPIB-641 Epidemiology 101 for Journalists

EPIB-641 Epidemiology 101 for Journalists

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This short, online course will introduce epidemiologic concepts to health/science journalists.
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