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‘Can you check your activism at the door?’: Under white supremacy, Black Canadian journalists see their very existence as a radical act
3 months ago

‘Can you check your activism at the door?’: Under white supremacy, Black Canadian journalists see their very existence as a radical act

As newsrooms globally respond to accusations of racial bias by focusing on diversity, journalist datejie cheko green looks to her experience in Canada to argue that a fuller reckoning of journalism practices, from recruitment to the daily meeting, is needed to make real change
Half of Canadian newsrooms entirely white, says first CAJ survey of race in  media
5 months ago

Half of Canadian newsrooms entirely white, says first CAJ survey of race in media

By  •  News, Labour
Data submitted by 209 newsrooms shows racialized journalists concentrated in part-time and internship roles
Globe and Mail launches diversity report
7 months ago

Globe and Mail launches diversity report

By  •  News
Document will serve as ‘annual reckoning,’ writes publisher
Canada ended my decade-long career in journalism
10 months ago

Canada ended my decade-long career in journalism

As newsrooms grapple with the homogeneity of their mastheads while continuing to privilege hires with strictly ‘Canadian experience,' qualified, talented expats are moving on
Diversity and the Future of Canadian Broadcasting Policy

Diversity and the Future of Canadian Broadcasting Policy

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A roundtable bringing together industry voices to discuss promoting cultural and linguistic diversity in Canadian broadcast policy.
Levelling the playing field in Canadian sports media
1 year ago

Levelling the playing field in Canadian sports media

I can still count the number of racialized women in sports journalism on the fingers of one hand. I hope not for long
Survey of race in Canadian newsrooms open for submissions into 2021
1 year ago

Survey of race in Canadian newsrooms open for submissions into 2021

CAJ invites newsroom leaders to provide quantitative data on full-time staff
Newsroom leadership in the age of Black Lives Matter

Newsroom leadership in the age of Black Lives Matter

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The pandemic, economic struggles, and demands for social justice are forcing newsrooms to account for their own failures at diversity, inclusion and representative coverage. Those failures have led to resignations of top leaders at The New York Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other publications.
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