Journalism

Former Journal editor talks mental health in memoir

Former Queen’s Journal editor in chief Anna Mehler Paperny’s debut memoir is a deep dive into depression and the way our society fails to address it effectively.Continue...

The Lazy Economist: What I learned at an economics conference

As if I didn’t get my fill of economics during the school year as an Economics student and one of the authors of The Lazy Economist column, in May, I attended an Economics for Journalists conference run by the Fraser Institute.Continue...

Careful election coverage promotes political engagement

Whether the election you’re following is on campus or the world stage, community journalists are positioning their political coverage carefully.Continue...

Queen's takes the Real World: Trading Kingston for the concrete jungle

If you open any of my old diaries or yearbooks, one staple of my identity has always been the same: I’ve known exactly what I wanted to do with my life and where I wanted to be since I was seven...Continue...

Don’t give up on print media just yet

Diminishing print success has made traditional media outlets across Canada vulnerable, and the federal government has taken note.Continue...

Facebook fact-checkers impact more than fake news

Facebook’s expanded fact-checking practice doesn’t overstep the line, but it does call public media literacy into question.Continue...

The Journal finalist for Fraser MacDougall Prize

Queen’s student newspaper is a finalist for the 2018 Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting.Continue...

We can all learn from National Geographic’s acknowledgement of the past

Throughout its history, National Geographic has participated in racially-biased media coverage of people of colour within the United States and around the world.Continue...

Journalists have a major part to play in covering women in news

As the most visible component of the issue of gender inequality, Journalists have a responsibility to seek out women’s perspectives on the stories they write.Continue...

Voyeurism is driving away journalistic integrity

When a newspaper releases information about a murder, they don’t just cover the basics.Continue...

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