#CdnImm Journalists Find ‘PR Machine’ Hard to Grasp

It can be difficult for reporters to get information or comment from an organization for their reporting in general, but for immigrant journalists, language barriers and a lack of familiarity with public relations (PR) create…

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Experts Question Reporting on San Bernardino Attack

Security and media experts are questioning the decision of police to grant journalists access to the personal belongings of the San Bernardino shooters. Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a married couple, opened fire at a staff…

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Conservatives Misread Immigrants: Journalist Panel

With the final ballots long since counted and the prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau preparing to name his cabinet, members and guests of the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CFJ) gathered in downtown Vancouver to reflect on the…

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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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Editor’s Open Letter Unsettles Chinese Media

An editor’s open letter following her firing by a Chinese-language newspaper over the Michael Chan affair has re-opened the conversation among “ethnic” journalists about professional standards and the future of the industry. In her open…

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How to Get Mainstream Media to Cover Immigrant Issues

Getting the mainstream media to cover more immigrant issues is something many settlement and advocacy agencies grapple with. The first of a series of workshops presented by New Canadian Media, a two-hour interactive session entitled…

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