Journalism

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...

Local news deserves to survive

With the rise of digital media, print-first newspapers have very quickly become unprofitable.Continue...

Sexual Violence Awareness Week aimed to recognize experiences of survivors

This past week, the AMS Social Issues Commission facilitated Sexual Violence Awareness Week in an effort to provide a “brief glimpse at the essential dialogues that fuel sexual violence prevention and response on our campus,” according to their event page.Continue...

It’s up to news media to curb sexist language in reporting

Despite holding the position of Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Ottawa Centre Liberal MP Catherine McKenna has been given the name “Climate Barbie” on social media by other government officials and news organizations.Continue...

Don’t forget about old school journalism

Reading and watching short pieces of news might be a quick way to see what’s going on in the world, but a snapshot can’t give you the whole picture.Continue...

Is hope such a strange word to use for the future of journalism?

Freely consuming news through social media is threatening print and electronic journalism. But the solution may not be in preserving journalism the way we know it — but in shifting it to change with the world.Continue...

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