Women in Sports Journalism Hurdle For Fair Play

Despite their significant progress, female sports reporters are still fighting for fair representation. By Desirée Garcia Karen Thomson’s love of competition drew her to sports as a child, though she never could have guessed what challenges awaited her as she progressed within the journalistic niche. Thomson, a veteran of TV and radio, credits her sports-loving […]

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Decolonizing Journalism: The Next Steps

Mending the broken relationship between the Indigenous community and Canadian journalism. By Mandy Moon and Taesa Hodel  One weekend about 50 years ago, in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, a charity event was held where attendees were expected to show up in costume. On the following Monday, the front page of the Alberni paper ran […]

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Small-town Reporters Take a New Approach

With sizes of rural newsrooms dwindling down, a new business model could give smaller news publications hope for the future. By Cameron Thomson Small-town newsrooms are shrinking, and with them, the ability to produce groundbreaking investigative stories. The Discourse, in five short years, has become one of the few exceptions to that rule. The Vancouver-based […]

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How Video Journalists Are Transforming Conventional Newsrooms

Citytv’s bold move to nix traditional news anchors and steer towards a one-person newsroom. By Agazy Mengesha As the winds of change sweep across the media landscape, the technology used in broadcast journalism has, for the most part, remained constant. The focus in TV has been on enhancing the viewer experience, instead of changing it, […]

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Stephen Quinn: A Year After Inheriting B.C.s #1 Radio Show

An in-depth look at Quinn’s journey to reaching his 4 a.m. dream job. By Amanda Poole When Rick Cluff—the longtime host of The Early Edition—announced his retirement in December 2017, many wondered about the fate of CBC Radio’s flagship morning show. The show has been key to the success of Vancouver’s most-listened-to radio station, and […]

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