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Toward Press Council 2.0: An international review of models of, and alternatives to, the traditional press council

By Ivor Shapiro and Lisa Taylor, Ryerson University Abstract This paper presents an overview of preliminary results from a comparative study of existing press council models in Canadian provinces and similar democracies abroad. Gathering information by a combination of survey … Continue reading

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Women in the Field: What Do You Know?

Ann Rauhala April Lindgren With Sahar Fatima Ryerson University Abstract Although more women than ever work in Canadian media, their participation in journalism seems misunderstood or underexplored. That was the message emerging from Women in the Field, a symposium hosted … Continue reading

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Debate Cited: A First Exploration of a Web Application to Enhance the Production of Science Journalism Students

Alamir Novin MA Student Department of Journalism Concordia University email: alamirnovin@gmail.com Dr. David Secko Associate Professor Department of Journalism Concordia University email: david.secko@concordia.ca Authors’ Biographies Alamir Novin is an MA Student in the Department of Journalism at Concordia University. He … Continue reading

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Want to understand local news? Make a map

By April Lindgren and Christina Wong About the authors April Lindgren (april.lindgren@ryerson.ca) is an associate professor at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 2K3, Canada, and director of the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. She is … Continue reading

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Is one source enough? Verification in Canadian Newspapers

Isabelle Bédard-Brûlé, Laval University Colette Brin, Laval University Ivor Shapiro, Ryerson University Kasia Mychajlowycz, Ryerson University About the authors Isabelle Bédard-Brûlé est doctorante, auxiliaire de recherche et d’enseignement, au Département d’information et de communication de l’Université Laval, Québec, Canada, G1V … Continue reading

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