• Laurie Few from Global’s 16X9 on investigative journalism

    By ILINA GHOSH Staff Reporter Before she picks up a hidden camera, 16×9 executive producer Laurie Few consults with a lawyer. “[Don’t move] unless you have checked with someone up the food chain,” Few told students at the Ryerson School of Journalism during a recent presentation. “Right now I have a $10-million lawsuit with my show and I’m like woohoo,…

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  • Brampton’s ethnic media strategy an experiment in reaching out to newcomers

    By ISABELLE DOCTO Special to the RJRC Efforts by the City of Brampton to reach newcomers through ethnic media will be an important test of how municipalities can better communicate with newcomers, particularly those who struggle with English, new research suggests. The study, by Ryerson University journalism professor April Lindgren, examines the evolution of Brampton’s ethnic media strategy over the past…

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  • Pulitzer Prize winners among speakers at Ryerson on May 6 and 7 for editorial cartooning convention

    Shannon Clarke Special to the RJRC Editorial cartoonists from across North America will meet at the Ryerson School of Journalism this weekend to grapple with issues of censorship, intimidation and other challenges they face in the course of doing their work. The 2016 convention of the Association of Canadian Cartoonists/Association des Caricaturistes Canadiens (ACC) is meeting in Toronto for the…

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  • UPDATED: RJRC forum on April 28 draws international experts on journalism transformation

    Click here to see the live blog transcript for this event. By SHANNON CLARKE Special to the RJRC Changes in how the public consumes news and the implications of these changes for journalism and journalism education will be the focus of an April 28 colloquium hosted by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. The meeting of international scholars, journalists and educators is…

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  • What makes a good photo? Trends in photojournalism

    By STEPH WECHSLER Special to the RJRC Digital photography and the capacity to edit pictures quickly and affordably have reopened debate over what editorializing means in images and the nature of photojournalistic neutrality, says award-winning photographer Peter Bregg. New technologies have expanded the options for manipulating photographs, Bregg said during a panel discussion organized by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre:…

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