Category: Features

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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Courtesy Narcos is a Netflix original

Drama without Borders

When the Korean drama, Goblin: The Lonely and Great God (2016-2017) brought megastars of South Korean television to Old Quebec, they started something big. Not only did historic sites feature in the drama’s storyline, they made Château Frontenac’s mailbox an international icon.

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Photo by Brett McGarry

Freelance and Free time

It’s easy for some people to get a job, work a nine to five shift, get great benefits for not only them but their family as well, and have a solid retirement fund. For journalists, it doesn’t seem so cut and dry all the time.

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(Images Courtesy Barbara Reid)

Imagination Unbound

David Anderson began his career as an editorial cartoonist for a number of South African publications. He worked for anti-apartheid newspapers until he migrated to Canada in 1990.

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Photo by Sanzana Syed

What makes a cover?

At first glance, the white September 2001 The New Yorker flag starkly contrasts the black, and each letter can be seen from a distance. It’s award-winning simplistic, moody design set it apart from the rest. The moment someone picks up the cover. The front page is monochrome, and two jet black blocks are in the centre of the page. The block on the left has a skinny antenna that stretches across the ‘W’ in the title.

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