Jian Ghomeshi has been acquitted of four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking. Justice William Horkins announced his decision Thursday at the Ontario Court of Justice in a proceeding that lasted an hour and a half. In his ruling, Horkins recapped the testimonies of each complainant, and highlighted the points where he saw inconsistencies […]
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Experts say that there is no easy fix to what some are saying is a flawed judicial system, concerns that have come around due to the highly publicized Jian Ghomeshi trial.
CBC reporter Jody Porter was on campus Sept. 16 as part of a series on journalism and indigenous issues. She says she’s not sure Canadian newsrooms are telling stories from indigenous communities they way they need to be.
She spoke at the Ryerson school of journalism last week about language and activism — a part of a series on journalism and indigenous communities.
The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap, Steven and Danni tell you about a bomb threat at Ryerson campus, over 200 jobs get cut […]
The daytime Canadian content quota for television and radio has been cut from 55 per cent to zero per cent for local networks, and to 35 per cent throughout the day for specialty channels. “The system cannot remain frozen in time when the world around us is changing. That’s why we are adopting bold and forward-looking measures to ensure that […]
Hubert Lacroix, president and CEO of the CBC, led an open discussion at the Transmedia Zone of the RTA School of Media on the future of public broadcasting and where young people fit in. He also mentioned that the CBC will be “smaller in size but more effective and more focused.” CBC downsized three times in the past five years […]
The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press. This week on The Ryersonian weekly wrap, we have a story about Ryerson’s growing application numbers. Also, Ryerson received a rather sizable […]
Video files from Lindsay Fitzgerald Jian Ghomeshi has officially been released on $100,000 bail after surrendering to Toronto police this morning. The former host of CBC Radio’s Q must give up his passport, cannot leave the country and is not allowed to contact any of the alleged victims. He will be living with his mother, who is acting as surety. Ghomeshi is being […]
Ryerson investigation into Ghomeshi, CBC internships: no wrongdoing, no further inquiry, says journalism chair
Ryerson’s School of Journalism has conducted an informal inquiry into CBC internships dating back as far as a decade, in order to rule out any cases of sexual harassment in the wake of allegations leveled against former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi. Ryerson’s is among several j-schools now reviewing internships at the CBC, including Carleton University, the University of King’s College […]
Ryerson journalism graduate Lysanne Louter has been awarded an International Emmy for her work on an investigative documentary. CBC’s The Fifth Estate debuted Made in Bangladesh last year. It examines the unfit working conditions in the Bangladesh garment industry following the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory. The factory supplied to many large Canadian retailers, such as Loblaw Cos. Ltd. […]
The road to Sochi has been full of bumps, debris, roadkill, pylons, and gravel, among a number of other growing safety concerns. In the days leading up to the Russian-hosted Olympics there were also death threats, anti-gay threats, alleged corruption and the most invasive surveillance in the history of the Games. “Sochi is safe,” United State President Barrack Obama assured […]
After winning back the title of “Canada’s Olympic network,” the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) unveiled its coverage plans and broadcast team for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games at a public event held at the CBC Broadcast Centre in Toronto Wednesday. The CBC has broadcasted the Olympics on 19 occasions dating back almost 60 years. However, for the most recent games, the 2010 […]
Internships vary, but the first rule of any internship — and especially of unpaid internships — is always the same: don’t end up making coffee. Interns know it; we want to show our supervisors what we’re capable of, so we work like dogs in the hope they’ll throw us a bone once our six weeks are up. Managers know it; […]