2 Sep

Robert Picard named North American representative at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src=" Picard_2.JPG" title="" /><strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p><p>Robert Picard has been named the North American representative at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. </p>

2 Sep

Craig Silverman joins Tow Center for Digital Journalism as fellow

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-thumbnail inline-image" hspace="10" src=" Silverman_0.JPG" title="" /> <strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p><p>Craig Silverman is joining Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism as a fellow, conducting research into how news organizations deal with rumours and unverified information.</p>

24 Jul

Call for media participants in study about Paralympic Games coverage

<p>Researchers at McMaster University are carrying out a study to learn how media regarding the Paralympic Games is developed and what people think of these news stories and media that cover the Paralympic Games. </p>

21 Jun

Call for papers: Seriously Funny, Humour in Journalism

<p>Call for Papers<br /> <br />Seriously Funny – Humour in Journalism<br /> <br />Humour has been a vital ingredient of the print media since it emerged in the 17th century. Yet it has hardly featured in academic studies of media history. This new text is aiming to fill that gap with a collection of papers by international scholars. It will draw from an eclectic range of disciplines such as media history, international literary journalism, English/American studies, humour studies, media content analysis, cultural studies.<br /> 

2 May

New report looks at the impact of digital media on Canadian journalism

<p><img alt="" class="imagecache-large inline-image" src="" title="" /></p><p style="text-align: center;"><em>Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons</em></p><p><strong>By Angela MacKenzie</strong></p><p>A <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">recent report</a> published by The Open Society Foundations gives an overview of how Canadian media are faring in the digital landscape, including the impact it has had on journalists and newsrooms.</p>

26 Mar

7 interesting facts from the Pew State of Media 2014 report

<p><strong>By Tamara Baluja, Associate Editor</strong></p>

7 Mar

New database of Canadian journalism research

<p><strong>By Angela MacKenzie</strong></p><p>A new <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">public database of Canadian journalism research</a> will make it easier to discover which topics are being explored in journalism schools across the country.</p>

12 Feb

Tow study finds single-subject news sites fill gaps in news coverage

<p><strong>By Angela MacKenzie</strong></p><p>In recent years, there has been a shift towards hypertopical news sites that cater to a niche micro audience. A new study out of the Tow Centre for Digital Journalism, <em><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Seeking the Single-Subject News Model</a>, </em>explores how these sites are filling the gaps created when traditional newsrooms can no longer keep consistent coverage on more complex issues.</p>

29 Jan

UTSC study shows magazines targeting specific audiences more likely to attract advertising dollars

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14 Jan

Surprised? Canadian newspaper columnists are mostly male, middle-aged

<p><img align="left" alt="" class="imagecache-medium inline-image" hspace="10" src=" newspapers_0.PNG" title="" /></p><p><strong>By Dylan C. Robertson</strong></p><p>Canada’s newspaper columnists are mostly male and mostly middle-aged, according to a J-Source survey of 339 columnists.</p>