Student newspapers often lead the way in crafting ethical journalism
The McGill Daily, a student newspaper at McGill University, has taken a commendable step toward acknowledging the role journalism institutions in Canada have played in perpetuating discrimination against indigenous people. A land acknowledgement, reading “The McGill Daily is located on unceded Kanien’Keha:Ka territory” is prominently displayed on the top-left corner of the Daily’s homepage, under the […]
Our reporter's 53-day notebook of how journalists covered the biggest transnational Aboriginal movement this country has ever seen.
By Rhiannon Russell Waubgeshig Rice pulls his van over and darts onto the street, video camera hoisted on his shoulder. Dressed in a CBC/Radio-Canada coat and heavy-duty boots, he’s covering the second national day of action for Idle No More, an indigenous rights movement. It’s a miserable day for a protest: below zero, snow swirling in […]