Category: Frontpage

(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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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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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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A sign warns passersby of their proximity to dangerous sour gas on the road leading to Moose Mountain Provincial Park, Sask. Oilpatch worker Michael Bunz was killed by H2S gas from a battery in the park on May 22, 2014. Photo by Mark Taylor for the Toronto Star

Reaching Across the VOID

The idea of newsroom collaborations is not a new concept, but the scale in which it is being done today in Canada has begun to usher in a new era of investigative journalism.

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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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