Post Tagged with: "CBC"

Haleema Mustafa and (Courtesy Mazz Khan)

When fashion meets religion: The Yung Samosas

The Ryersonian’s Holly Walker reports on how Muslim women are challenging stereotypes surrounding the hijab.

Ryerson University is  interested in tracking diversity on campus through a race-based survey despite some privacy concerns.(Ryersonian file photo)

University needs race-based data

” … fact-based reporting will trump anecdotal evidence, always.”

Things to do this weekend (Dec. 2-4)

Things to do this weekend (Dec. 2-4)

It’s finally December! What better way to welcome the holiday season then by going out an exploring the wonderful events happening in the city. 1.Treasure Island Treasure Island opens tonight! You can still pick up your tickets at our box office at 345 Yonge St. or online at ryersontreasureisland.bpt.me . . . . #TreasureIsland #RUPerformance #Ryerson #Aaarryouready #RUTreasureIsland #RyersonPirates #Performance345 A photo […]

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Ghomeshi found not guilty on choking and sexual assault charges

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 […]

Jian Ghomeshi getting out of his car on Feb. 5, 2016 (Aidan Cox/Ryersonian Staff)

Ghomeshi trial raising questions about Canada’s judicial system

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.

by Kanwal Rafiq· · Jian Ghomeshi on Trial, News
CBC reporter tells students: media are failing in indigenous coverage

CBC reporter tells students: media are failing in indigenous coverage

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.

by Leah Lalich· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 33

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 33

              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 […]

by Danielle Gresko· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories
In this Apr. 8, 2013 file photo, Jean-Pierre Blais gives an address at a think tank sponsered by Bell Media. (Courtesy of Canadian Media Production Association via YouTube)

CanCon more important thanks to CRTC change

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 […]

by Jessica Murray· · News, Off Campus
Hubert Lacroix speaks about the future of public broadcasting (Natasha Gan / Ryersonian Staff)

Smaller newsrooms, larger skillsets the future of CBC

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 […]

by Natasha Gan· · News
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 26

            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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, Podcasts, Top stories

Reactions: Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault

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by Samantha Sobolewski· · News
UPDATE: Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault, released on bail

UPDATE: Jian Ghomeshi charged with sexual assault, released on bail

 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 […]

by Alexis Allison· · News, Off Campus, Top stories
Jian Ghomeshi speaks with Ryerson journalism professor Suanne Kelman at a Ryerson event in 2010.

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 […]

by Ryan McKenna· · News, Off Campus
Lysanne Louter with her Emmy for the documentary Made in Bangladesh. (Courtesy Lysanne Louter)

Ryerson J-school grad earns her first Emmy

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. […]

Former Canadian Olympian Tyler Nella competed at the 2010 Games.
Courtesy tylernella.ca

A Ryerson perspective on Putin’s games

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 […]

by Erica Whyte· · Sports
CBC reveals coverage plans for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games

CBC reveals coverage plans for 2014 Sochi Olympic Games

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 […]

by Erynn Sally· · Sports
How to get rich at unpaid internships

How to get rich at unpaid internships

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; […]

by Mitchell Cohen· · Opinion, Voices