Tag: journalist

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Young Professionals Change the Face of News

A closer look at professionalism, visible minorities and virtuous storytelling. By Sukh Toor The face of the newsroom is changing as an excessively labelled group of young people enter the workplace and bring wave of changes. By 2040 all workplaces will be flooded with millennials; these young adults have different qualities and goals with alternative looks featuring tattoos and piercings. […]

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Breaking Barriers: Surviving Freelancing in Canada

Breaking Barriers: Surviving Freelancing in Canada

As technology is shaping the way people consume and share information, a new generation of journalists is coming into the workforce, bringing with them a more diverse and inclusive mindset, which some say is a stark contrast to the makeup of the traditional newsroom. This new generation also faces challenges that their predecessors did not. By Ashly July For journalists […]

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Trump: The inauguration of a New Era

One of the biggest changes in the White House has been the way the Executive branch has been interacting with media since taking office. The media, which has been declared the Enemy of the people from the highest office, has come under fire with allegations of fake news and misleading the American people. Organizations like the New York Times and […]

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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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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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