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COVID-19

GIJN Webinar — Staying Safe: How to Report a Pandemic

GIJN Webinar — Staying Safe: How to Report a Pandemic

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In a global crisis like this, journalists play a critical role: they inform the public and they monitor and report abuses of power by officials. But how can they do this when they’re dealing with psychological stress and threats to their own health and safety?
Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada
2 years ago

Data collective ‘Project Pandemic’ launches to help local newsrooms explore COVID-19’s impact across Canada

National collaboration of news organizations and journalism schools undertakes “wartime effort” to map novel coronavirus data in the public interest
Memo: The Canadian Press and COVID-19
2 years ago

Memo: The Canadian Press and COVID-19

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The Canadian wire “not optimistic” it will qualify for federal business assistance measures, seeking alternative initiatives from provincial and federal governments as cash flow tightens
Reporting on Coronavirus: Mental Wellness and Vicarious Trauma

Reporting on Coronavirus: Mental Wellness and Vicarious Trauma

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Join First Draft for a conversation on how newsrooms and other information providers can help staff stay mentally well and mitigate vicarious trauma from monitoring/reporting on coronavirus. We welcome all editors, reporters and other information providers to come talk through…
Information Saves Lives: Verifying Online Information Webinar

Information Saves Lives: Verifying Online Information Webinar

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People in Canada are bombarded with information 24/7, much of which is consumed online. It is vital that the public is able to critically assess and recognize misinformation and disinformation online, and avoid online manipulation, especially today with the COVID-19…
COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly
2 years ago

COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly

Two journalism professors share their thoughts on the move to alternate delivery
Postmedia and Mary Brown’s serve up free content
2 years ago

Postmedia and Mary Brown’s serve up free content

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Fried chicken chain partnership lets newspaper company drop paywall in April
These Canadian news sites have removed paywalls from coronavirus coverage
2 years ago

These Canadian news sites have removed paywalls from coronavirus coverage

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Public service journalism going in front of paywall made in wake of pandemic
COVID-19: Taking care of journalists and journalism

COVID-19: Taking care of journalists and journalism

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A FREE WEBINAR FROM THE FREEDOM FORUM’S POWER SHIFT PROJECT Journalists have been working nonstop to bring accurate information to their communities. Like other Americans, their work and family lives are upended. How are news organizations working to keep them…
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