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New study examines meditation as tool for anxious student journalists
5 years ago

New study examines meditation as tool for anxious student journalists

By  •  Learn, Research
The mindfulness class will introduce students to the fundamentals of mindfulness and explore different forms of meditation practice.
Panelists urge aspiring freelancers to push for decent pay
5 years ago

Panelists urge aspiring freelancers to push for decent pay

Don't fall into the trap of working for exposure instead of money, say experts.
Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers
6 years ago

Journalism more important now than ever, say RSJ teach-in speakers

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Journalism matters now more than ever, the media director of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association told journalism students and faculty during the Ryerson School of Journalism’s (RSJ) recent teach-in day. Gail…
Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities
6 years ago

Understanding history and who wields power central to effective political coverage of Indigenous communities

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Indigenous people want their leaders held accountable, but journalists should be cautious about perpetuating negative stereotypes, Ryerson School of Journalism Rogers Visiting Journalist Duncan McCue said during a lecture on Indigenous…
Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience
6 years ago

Global News Social Media Editor: Complex stories should be packaged in way that connects with audience

By  •  News, Business
By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre website While newsrooms benefit from online analytics that help journalists understand what audiences want and how to package stories, this data can’t be the only determinants of the news that gets…
News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says
6 years ago

News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre The ongoing discussion about the state of Canadian news media tends to overlook what’s happening in smaller communities, local news advocate Robert Washburn said during a recent presentation at the Ryerson…
Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent
6 years ago

Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent

By Michael Ott for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre The loss of trust between the media and audiences that has characterised the Donald Trump era in the United States also played out when Rob Ford was mayor of Toronto, says…
Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry
6 years ago

Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Although Canadians value journalism and believe it is essential to a well-functioning democracy, they don’t want to pay for it, concludes a new study that examined the state of Canadian news…