Is there room in journalism for politicians' voices without the filter of a reporter?
Rob Ford is back in the news–this time, of his own choosing. In a special to the National Post published on December 3, 2015, Ford wrote an op-ed to mark the one-year anniversary of John Tory’s mayoral term. “Congratulations, John, you’re sitting in the big chair and you’ve finally shaped up to be a typical politician,” wrote the […]
Q: What happens when an internationally-recognized Canadian journalist who has written extensively on what is arguably the country’s biggest political scandal to date holds an online question-and-answer period? A: She receives a bunch of really, really stupid questions. Robyn Doolittle should be applauded for her efforts to connect with Torontonians on Reddit Tuesday after hosting […]
Newspapers are now turning to visual reporters to create video content, but are editors really using them the right way?
By Marissa Dederer Ryan Jackson’s rig looks more like a Grade 6 science project than a 360-degree video machine. Using elastic bands and red gaffer tape, he’s bound four GoPro cameras and a digital recorder to a square plastic patio-table leg—and mounted it on a tripod with the same tape-will-fix-all attitude. The finishing touch: two Edmonton […]