Six months on the Chronicle Herald picket lines; Canadian media loves Pokemon Go

TORONTO, July 29, 2016 /CNW/ -

Six months on the Chronicle Herald picket lines

When Halifax Chronicle Herald workers went on strike in January, they were bundling up for the fierce cold. Two seasons later, Mary Ellen MacIntyre takes us on to the line with her colleagues.

Abdirahman Abdi & the selective silence of Canadian leadership

Jared A. Walker asks why the same Canadian media outlets that have had no qualms about circulating video of the deaths of black Americans at the hands of police and which were responsible for a deluge of condemnation in their editorial pages have fallen silent when faced with the same issue at home.

Reporters need to dig deeper into crime maps to tell the whole story

H.G. Watson speaks to University of Ottawa professor Teresa Scassa about her new research finds that crime maps released by some Canadian police forces only paint a partial picture.

Canadian media outlets love reporting on Pokemon Go

Since the game had its unofficial debut in Canada, Canadian media have been publishing multiple stories a day on the new gaming craze. The Globe and Mail even has a reporter covering it as a mini-beat. H.G. Watson reports.

CWA Canada adopts Canada's first guidelines on media internships

Work and Labour editor Errol Salamon explains why the guidelines set a precedent that could limit unpaid internships and provide student interns with ongoing workplace protections across the media industry.




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