Tag: convergence

Predators of the Press

Predators of the Press

Fighting for press freedom. By Helena Shlapak  In Peru, most of the media outlets are owned by El Comercia (the oldest newspaper in Peru and one of the oldest Spanish-language papers in the world), the news is heavily biased towards the government. “The problem is that, because they are a bigger company, somehow they looked for their own interests. They […]

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Photo by Jimmy Kakish

Reporting on Terrorism: How the Media Classifies Acts of Terror to Those of ‘Lone Wolves’

By Aron Anthonymuttu The media has always played a vital role in society. Journalists are the messengers between the world and the citizens. However, words, images, sounds and video’s used to provide context to the news hold influential weight. After the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks in New York, Washington, DC and, Pennsylvania international organized terrorist groups struck fear into the western world. […]

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Off the Runway: Glitz and Glamour of Fashion Journalism

Off the Runway: Glitz and Glamour of Fashion Journalism

By Sveta Soloveva Club music plays at the entrance of the Waterworks building at Richmond and Augusta. On the fourth day of the 2017 Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, people showed their tickets and headed to a neon bar with craft cocktails, mini-pizzas and exclusive desserts. The collection of Zoran Dobric amuses Liat Neuman, the creator of fashion blog YomanChic, She […]

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Fact-Checking

Fact-Checking

By Lia Richardson News organizations are reeling from accusations of fake news and being handed alternative facts, but it’s an even bigger challenge for readers and audiences trying to navigate news and know what to trust. “We’re facing a kind of trust crisis.” Daniel Dale, Washington bureau chief at the Toronto Star, has been following and fact checking statements made […]

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50 Years in Pictures: Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology

50 Years in Pictures: Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology

By Aluen Navarro From being able to choose from a limited amount of courses at Humber College’s Applied Arts and Technology program in the 60’s to now having over 20+ programs to choose from in 2017, Humber College has grown. From typewriters to computers, newspaper to online and having student work being shown at TIFF, the Applied Arts and Technology students […]

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