An in-depth look at Sportsnet magazine, its corporate branding, and why parent company Rogers is willing to lose millions on its newest baby.
“Tebowmania is officially over,” a Patriots fan yells to his friend during the second quarter. The Patriots are up by 14 and getting stronger. He’s loud enough for a group of Tebow fans at a nearby table to hear. “It’s like the Patriots are drenched in Tebow blood,” he bellows. “Like a gazelle.” Pigskin poetry. At […]
This year, The Society for News Design, which recognizes excellence in visual journalism, named Toronto’s own The Grid as the world’s best-designed newspaper for their circulation. “The design is minimalistic and cool,” said the panel. In honour of the honour, we asked The Grid’s creative director, Vanessa Wyse, to pick five of her favourite magazine covers of all […]
Scaachi Koul talks about her upcoming feature “Supportnet” in the Summer 2012 issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism.
Esquire‘s Chris Jones—and homegrown Canadian writer—is under fire for a 370-word post about how some women aren’t as good in bed as they may think they are. “I’ve slept with you: unenthusiastic, uncomfortable, and uncommunicative, the human equivalent of the space between the couch cushions, only without the bonus possibility of my finding loose change in there,” […]
Any day is a good day when Geraldo Rivera opens his mouth on camera. Rivera, perhaps best known for revealing how much Al Capone’s vault sucked, gave his take on Fox & Friends last Friday about Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teen who was shot and killed by a self-appointed neighbourhood watchdog because he looked “suspicious.” “I am urging the parents […]
Is the biggest threat to the integrity of North American media the sexiness of its female journalists? How sexy are they? On a scale of one to 10, how uncomfortable does their sexiness make you? Where do you think a bare shoulder or pouting lip falls on the sexy scale? Why are we even talking […]
What’s it like to feel the wrath of Sun News and Ezra Levant? Ryerson University’s journalism program is finding out. Levant interviewed former Ryerson journalism students Derek Kreindler and Adam Culligan to discuss the School of Journalism’s alleged liberal bias—including professor emeritus John Miller’s “Marxist” influence on the program, and the anti-Israel stance of student-run publication the Ryerson […]
CNN journalist and professional silver fox Anderson Cooper got quite the shock on his daytime talk show, Anderson, late last week. Cooper’s production staff have started a “Mystery Guest” segment on his show where he gets a few hints of whom he’ll be meeting, and is then surprised by his next guest. After the guest […]