Author: convergencemag

(Courtesy Jax Irwin)

Who Run the World?

From Halifax to Toronto, Jaclyn “Jax” Irwin has been living her dream through broadcast radio. The midday KiSS 92.5 radio host got her first full-time paying job in Prince George, B.C. She graduated from Nova Scotia Community College for radio and television broadcasting in 2010 three months early after she landed her first gig at a Prince George rock station.

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Khan Mohammed at a camp for internally displaced persons on the outskirts of Kabul in January, 2016. He and his family had just fled Sangin, Helmand Province, after his father was killed during fighting between Taliban and government forces. (Photo by Zachary Prong)

Documenting the Edge

Many Canadian journalists are working in high-risk travel areas that are  in conflict zones. They put their lives in danger covering places like the Middle East, South America, Africa and Asia.

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Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

A look into the lives of Humber college graduates

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Mourners sit around one of 17 crosses at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Feb. 16, 2018. (Jonathan Drake, Reuters)

Tragedy TV

Mass shooting. The phrase has been haunting people around the globe for years. In January 2017, a lone gunman opened fire at a Quebec City Mosque, killing nine and injuring 19 others. Seventeen people died by a gun wielding shooter in the latest mass gunfire in a school in Parkland, Florida in February.

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Jean-Vincent Verville/Global News

Exploring Objectivity in Canadian News

Pressure on journalists to get stories and get them quickly leaves no time for curiosity says Gerry Bowler, who taught history at the University of Manitoba for more than 25 years.

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