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How COVID-19 has expanded journalism education toolkits
2 weeks 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
J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
1 year ago

J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills

Professors tend to believe their students don’t want to do math. As a result, more frequently used tools like social media are emphasized, leaving new reporters behind on complex analysis tasks valued (if underutilized) by newsrooms
Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?
2 years ago

Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?

Journalism students have very different ideas about what a reporting career means to them. But it’s the ones who value journalism’s role in democracy that stay the course
How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

How-to: Visual Journalism and the Tools for Success in 2019

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Visual journalism is a storytelling technique used by media companies around the world, using graphics, like maps and charts, to help visualize data and tell stories. We’re kicking off our 2019 events calendar with guest speaker Matthew Frehner, Head of…
Media, Arts, News & Journalism launch

Media, Arts, News & Journalism launch

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You’re invited to a Media, Arts, News & Journalism launch event at Parkdale Centre. This is an opportunity to learn more about program details, application process and how you can get involved. Take time one-on-one to learn about pathways to…
J-Schools Canada/ÉcolesJ Launches to Support Journalism Education
3 years ago

J-Schools Canada/ÉcolesJ Launches to Support Journalism Education

At a time when journalism faces a range of threats, Canadian journalism educators are building stronger links with each other and with fellow educators around the world to promote and bolster quality journalism education. Currently administered by Carleton University’s journalism…
Capturing the Pulse of a City: Christopher Cheung

Capturing the Pulse of a City: Christopher Cheung

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Capturing the Pulse of a City From displacement of mom-and-pop stores to redevelopment … to multigenerational families living under one roof … to the mystery of the Baklava Man, urban writer Chris Cheung has stood out for his shoe-leather reporting…
“Bearing Witness: Journalism, Trust and Social Media” by Andy Carvin, Asper Visiting Professor, Journalist and Author

“Bearing Witness: Journalism, Trust and Social Media” by Andy Carvin, Asper Visiting Professor, Journalist and Author

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For the last two decades, American journalist Andy Carvin has pioneered the use of social media to report geopolitical upheaval, from the September 11 attacks to the Arab Spring. Is social media making the world a better place, or worse?…
Kids get the scoop in library newspaper they produced
3 years ago

Kids get the scoop in library newspaper they produced

The Strathcona County Library Journal is a project of Michael Hingston, writer-in-residence for the Metro Edmonton Federation of Libraries.
Getting Started: Conversations About How to Freelance

Getting Started: Conversations About How to Freelance

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Join us at the Ryerson School of Journalism on Tuesday, April 17 as leading editors and freelancers share their candid insights on what it takes to succeed as a freelance journalist in today’s competitive media landscape. This half-day workshop, which…
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