As news organizations and the nation have responded to the coronavirus pandemic and the protests following the murder by police of George Floyd, journalists have increasingly confronted the need for newsroom equity and a truer relationship with the communities they serve.
Rosalyn Roy was driving home from the Gulf News office, where she used to work as a local reporter, when she noticed a young girl alone and holding a handwritten protest sign, perched on the wall in front of the Channel-Port aux Basques town hall.
Since the Ontario premier announced changes to student fee policies, many have called out the risks for campus media. But weakening student journalism won’t just threaten the schools’ information access
J-Source, led by the journalism programs at Ryerson University (which is currently engaged in a renaming process) and Carleton University, is supported by the post-secondary journalism programs at member institutions of J-Schools Canada/Écoles-J Canada,the R. Howard Webster Foundation and a group of donors.
French-language publication Projet J, hosted by J-Source, is led by the journalism program at the Université du Québec à Montréal and funded by a group of donors.