Heated rhetoric aside, are journalists out of touch with the risks female reporters face in conflict zones?
On Day 11 of the Egyptian uprising against the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak, Globe and Mail correspondent Sonia Verma and her colleague Patrick Martin were walking through what she describes as the “nouveau riche” neighbourhood of Mohandeseen. Verma was filming a pro-Mubarak crowd marching in the streets. At first this all-male crowd seemed friendly, […]
National Post film critic Chris Knight discusses his “most” moments
Reporters at the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network toiled in obscurity—until they scooped the big guys on the Bruce Carson scandal
A box full of private emails, handed over at a gas station across from Collins Bay Penitentiary in Kingston, helped change what Canadian journalists think of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network news and current affairs division. APTN National News, which first went on air in 2002, positions itself as an alternative to mainstream broadcast news […]
Journalism students are criticized for using the tweet greet—asking a source for an interview via Twitter—as a first attempt at making contact. Dan Reimold, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Tampa in Florida, blogged that the tweet greet—not to be mistaken for crowdsourcing—must be the last resort, if resorted to at all. But […]