Indigenous people

  • Duncan McCue works with Ryerson J-School on curriculum for covering indigenous issues

    BY JASMINE BALA Staff Reporter Reporters working in Canadian newsrooms should receive diversity training just like police officers and health workers do says Duncan McCue, the newly appointed Rogers Visiting Journalist at the Ryerson School of Journalism (RSJ). McCue said the training is necessary because journalists who don’t understand indigenous cultures can cause harm while reporting on these communities. “The…

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  • Ryerson reporting project helps Aboriginal people tell their stories

    BY: HG WATSON Special to the RJRC In a recent article in The Atlantic, Kieran Delamont tells the story of how Indigenous people have had a difficult history of representation in video games. It’s an important story that had its genesis in a classroom in Ryerson University’s journalism school. During the 2016 Winter semester, Ryerson professor Asmaa Malik dedicated her…

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