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
Vancouver Fashion Week, the largest and longest-running event of its kind in Canada turns 20 this year, driven by one man’s passion for fashionView More Jamal’s Journey is a Runway Success Story
The International Gerety ad awards 2021 has appointed an all-women executive jury to evaluate creative awards, including Jessica Borges representing Canada. Borges shares her journey from a new immigrant to representing Canada in an industry that’s known for male domination in leadership roles.View More All-women Panel to Judge International Ad Awards
Canada’s major media outlets have good intentions, but they don’t yet have anything to show for their efforts at creating more diverse newsrooms.View More Are Canada’s Big Media Finally Tackling Equity Issues Head-on?
This article is part of the Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy project. We have analyzed ethnic media coverage of COVID-19 between May 1 and November 30, using web, print and broadcast news summaries provided by MIREMS media monitoring. Here are our findings on the representation of minorities in COVID-19 coverage.View More Unsung Heroes or Super Spreaders: Racial and Ethnic Minorities in COVID-19 Coverage
This article is part of the Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in Covid-19 Literacy project. We have analyzed ethnic media coverage of COVID-19 between May 1 and October 31, using a sample of close to 300 web, print and broadcast news summaries provided by MIREMS media monitoring. Here are our findings on the COVID-19 vaccine.View More COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Amplified by Small Section of Ethnic Media
It’s time to change the narrative, says Jason Mackay, founder of Collective Bunch, a new initiative to promote the participation of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Vancouver’s film industry.View More On a Mission to Add More Colour to Vancouver’s Film Industry
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
Public health and safety guidelines change on a daily basis as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across Canada. Information is conveyed in English, French and sign language, but there’s concern that important and even life-saving information is not being translated for newcomers who don’t comprehensively understand either of Canada’s official languages.View More Sounding the Alarm Over Canada’s Language Gaps in Pandemic Information