Berhane’s last interview before his death was with New Canadian Media. The 51-year-old journalist died after contracting COVID-19.View More Remembering Aaron Berhane, Champion for Refugee Journalists
A five-part research series by New Canadian Media unpacks the impacts of ethnic media’s pandemic coverage for multilingual communities. Here’s how we did it.View More What COVID-19 Teaches Us about the Divide Between Mainstream and Ethnic Media
Refugee journalists based in Toronto share their stories of writing in exile and the difficulties of ‘reinventing’ themselves for Canadian journalism.View More Refugee Journalists on Breaking into Canadian Journalism
Forced to flee his homeland, journalist Aaron Berhane calls Eritrea “worse than North Korea” and will document how he was treated by the government in a new book.View More He Exposed Corruption, Now He Writes in Exile
Arzu Yildiz shares her story of coming to Canada as a refugee journalist and the struggles of entering Canadian journalism.View More Chasing Journalism: The Challenge of Being a Refugee Reporter in Canada
A career in journalism can mean risking your safety in many parts of the world. Refugee journalists based in Toronto share their stories of fleeing the dangerous situations at home in the documentary The Cost of FreedomView More The Cost of Freedom – Refugee Journalists in Canada
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