Inclusive Reporting Courses Are Critical: J-Schoolers

Journalism students say they find value in learning how to report on immigration and race issues. Many would like to see more specialized courses focused on diversity and inclusive reporting.  “There’s never been a time…

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Why Quebec—and Canada—Needs More Black Voices in Media

Blacks make up Montreal’s largest visible minority. According to the 2011 census, 147,100 live in the city. Why, then, are there so few in our media? As far back as the 1930s, black journalists in…

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Ethnic Parents Hold Unique Perspectives on J-School

International students and children of immigrants say pursuing post-secondary studies in journalism can motivate both encouragement and opposition from their parents. Sharif Hasan’s parents didn’t argue with him about his program choice – although they…

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‘I’ve Never Encountered a Non-white Journalism Professor’

Journalism and the media play a major role in forming a national identity and informing the public about what’s important.  That is why Rohit Joseph, who is currently in the Masters of Journalism program at…

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Do J-School Classes Have a Diversity Problem? We Asked Some Students

Jeffrey Sze is a third-year student in the University of Toronto Scarborough and Centennial College’s joint journalism program. Batoul Hreiche is a fourth-year journalism student at Carleton University. Kaitlyn Smith is a second-year student in the University of Toronto Scarborough…

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