5 Sep

Back to school: Loyalist-Trent journalism program unveils its massive new newsroom

<p><em>Trent University and Loyalist College officially launched a news bureau Wednesday as part of a joint journalism program run by the two schools. Jane Harrison, director of special projects and former Dean of Loyalist’s School of Media, Arts and Design talked to J-Source's education editor Melanie Coulson about the new 10,000-square-foot newsroom in Belleville and the program.</em></p><p><img alt="" class="imagecache-large inline-image" src="" title="" /></p>

3 Sep

Carl Bernstein to speak at international investigative journalism conference in Winnipeg

<p>The University of Winnipeg and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation are joining forces to organize an event in Winnipeg next June called: “Holding Power to Account: International Conference on Investigative Journalism, Democracy, and Human Rights.”</p><p>The CBC has a long tradition of creating important investigative journalism in Canada, and the University of Winnipeg has a special interest in fostering global citizenship and engagement in human rights. The conference will explore links between investigative journalism, democracy and international human rights.</p>

22 Aug

Teaching resources for instructors: New Media

<p><em>Updated August 20, 2013</em></p>

23 Jul

New journalism program launched in Ontario

<p>By Angelina Irinici</p>

3 Jul

Applying innovation to journalism curricula

<p><strong>By Kanina Holmes</strong></p><p>Last year Twitter came up with a saucy <a href="">ad</a> promoting the fact that news of an earthquake near Washington, DC reached New York faster than the 30 seconds it took the tremors to do the same.  True story.</p>

20 Jun

J-schools at a turning point

<p><strong>By Mary McGuire</strong></p><p>The future of journalism education is as uncertain as the future of journalism.</p><p>Journalism educators everywhere are struggling to adapt their programs to prepare their students to work in a changing industry with an uncertain future, as well as protect what is valuable about a journalism education beyond the skills training.</p><p>As they do, they face students, journalists and critics who say they are not going far enough or fast enough to change what they teach and how they teach it.</p>

10 May

Two Ottawa journalists win Michener fellowships

<p>Two women in Ottawa will spend four months working on two very different special projects, as new Michener-Deacon Fellows.</p><p>The first Michener-Deacon fellowship in journalism education has been awarded to an Ottawa journalist Melanie Coulson, senior online editor at the <em>Ottawa Citizen, who </em> will conduct research into the growing phenomenon of audience participation in the journalism produced by media enterprises. </p>

17 Feb

Clickers in the Classroom

<p><em>Classroom clickers: technology for technology’s sake or a helpful teaching tool? <strong>Bruce Gillespie</strong>, assistant professor in the journalism program at Wilfrid Laurier-Brantford, explains how using "clickers" in large journalism classes can be an effective tool for teaching and learning.</em></p><p> </p>

13 Oct

U of T launches new post-graduate journalism program

<p>A new and different post-graduate journalism program has just been launched at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.</p><p><a href="">The program’s website </a> states that it is seeking 10 people who have some expertise in a subject and want to provide coverage of that subject in the global media.</p>

21 Sep

Ryerson students get a special lesson in investigative reporting

<div>By Carys Mills, Mariana Ionova, Alexandra Bosanac, Liam McGowan, Shaheer Choudhury and Marta Iwanek</div><p>The idea for our story came from a series of articles in Canadian newspapers in 2009. They covered the Ministry of Education's introduction of the "P" notation, which helped flag individual grades from private schools taken by public school students.