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Long journey of reconciliation ahead at Canada’s journalism schools
4 years ago

Long journey of reconciliation ahead at Canada’s journalism schools

Journalism programs face ongoing struggles to implement TRC’s Call to Action – almost three years later.
Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media
5 years ago

Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media

Indigenous community members are doing the work to situate Colten Boushie’s life and death within the colonial context.
We interrupt this stereotype
5 years ago

We interrupt this stereotype

By  •  News, People
New book looks at Indigenous media that’s remaking Canada’s whitewashed view of history.
What Canadian journalists can learn from the life and career of Gord Downie
5 years ago

What Canadian journalists can learn from the life and career of Gord Downie

Gord Downie told stories about Canadian lives in a near-journalistic way.
Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers
5 years ago

Why Tanya Talaga wrote Seven Fallen Feathers

By  •  News, Work, People
Toronto Star reporter Tanya Talaga tells us about the reporting process that went into her new book.
Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference
5 years ago

Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference

By Abby Plener for the Local News Conference While working in community news, Wawmeesh Hamilton heard a story from a reporter at a rival paper that he found concerning. The journalist told him that their publisher said that First Nations…
Why freedom of the press should apply in Indigenous communities
5 years ago

Why freedom of the press should apply in Indigenous communities

By Wawmeesh Hamilton Freedom of the press enables citizens to know about the things that public bodies do that impact them. It’s what enabled me to report on civic affairs for a community newspaper for seven years. I reported about…