Dear Journalism: Audiences of national media have too long been presumed to be white. A New York Times editor argues it’s time to change that.View More What Colour is Your Reader?
Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault addressed media representatives’ concerns over funding issues and web giants affecting the journalism sector at a town hall meeting last Friday.View More Minister of Canadian Heritage Works To Reform Information Sector
Negative expressions using the word ‘black’ reinforces the hurtful and harmful ideas put forward by stereotypes, writes columnist Marcus Medford.View More Why Is ‘Black’ Always a Bad Thing?
The last time anybody studied the demographics of Canadian newsrooms was in 2004. It showed that only 3.4 per cent of reporters were non-white, writes the author of the study, editor and academic John MillerView More Canadian Media Incapable of Covering Race
Veteran CBC News journalist Ian Hanomansing recently discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting news coverage.View More ‘Diversity’ is a Critical Element to Journalism’s Mission During Pandemic
From the level of participation and the testimony of participants at NCM’s Ottawa event, the Canadian media landscape is primed to benefit from the experience of immigrant journalists.View More Until Now, Finding Free Mentoring has been a Struggle for Immigrant Journalists
Urging journalists to be a catalyst for change, Dawson said: “Use your skills to highlight courage and creativity and not just conflict or crises”View More Fabian Dawson Becomes First Asian-Canadian to Win Prestigious Webster Award
What hasn’t been widely discussed, however, is how creating a dependency situation risks undermining provinces over the long haulView More ‘Trusted’ Media Subsidy Increases Risk of Politically-Biased News
Three quarters of Brampton’s population are ethnic minorities, but local media has yet to catch up. A recent survey of diversity in Brampton newsrooms shows…View More How Diverse Are Brampton Newsrooms?
An obvious part of solving this problem is diversifying mainstream newsrooms through the hiring of reporters from diverse communitiesView More Sunny Dhillon Quitting Exposes need for Change in Mainstream Media