Tag: journalism

Percy Simba sits by a fire at a fall hunting camp at Tathlina Lake, N.W.T. For the previous three years, residents from the community of Kakisa were unable to attend the annual fall harvest due to wildfires. Now, the community returns to share in food, culture and simply reconnect as a community on their traditional territory.

Reporting People as People

Two news style guides will allow journalists to accurately navigate the field of reporting on Indigenous communities in Canada.

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Predators of the Press

By Michelle Rowe-Jardine and Kit Kolbegger Every year, there are hundred of attacks on journalism around the world, ranging in severity from murder to hacking to mere attempts to delegitimize the industry. In every issue, Convergence puts a spotlight on places where journalism and those who do it are targeted. Click points on the map to read a little bit […]

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MODERN MEDIA WITCH HUNTS

MODERN MEDIA WITCH HUNTS

  By Robert Williamson   Facing death by hanging, he cried, “How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul, leave me my name!” John Proctor, after suffering through a court of public opinion to determine whether or not he conducted ‘witchcraft’, refused the label bestowed upon him. The town of Salem saw his refusal to […]

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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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