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Ryerson partners with Facebook to fund digital journalism project

As Ryerson’s school of journalism and Facebook partner to support digital news startups, faculty hope to address the challenges of working with a company that has disrupted the journalism landscape.

by Justin Chandler· · News, On Campus
An Eastbound train to Oshawa pulling into Danforth GO station. (Courtesy Flickr user Lord of the Wings©)

What’s stalling Go Transit Wi-Fi?

In a world becoming so dependent on wireless internet for news and updates, the demand for Wi-Fi in more public spaces while commuting has risen.

In Canada, VIA Rail trains have Wi-Fi for business or economy classes and long-distance travels. But regional trains, more specifically Ontario GO trains, don’t have Wi-Fi, despite several of their trains travelling the same distance as some VIA Rail routes.

by Shantia Cross· · Features
Updated: Ryerson in talks to get Wi-Fi hot spots

Updated: Ryerson in talks to get Wi-Fi hot spots

Update: A previous version of this article did not state PawCharge’s involvement in the initiative. The headline has been altered to acknowledge the hot spot lending initiative is not for certain, but rather, in discussion. The Ryerson University Library and Archives (RULA) is in the planning stages of lending Wi-Fi hot spot devices to students. The RULA, the Borrowing Lending […]

by Laura Woodward· · News, On Campus
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Facebook and smartphones narrowing the open web

The original open web known for its blinking text, pixelated images and blue hyperlinks was participatory. It was a production space where the people who enjoyed using it, also helped make it. “Back then it was messy and it was always broken and it was always really ugly,” Canadian journalist Sue Gardner says. The web was a space for free […]

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Ryerson’s cyberwar rages on

Ryerson students are at war. In fact, any individual with a mobile and computing device is at war. While the battleground of this conflict does not exist, it has the potential to compromise everything from our Twitter passwords to our social insurance numbers to our very identities. Last week, Ryerson’s Computing and Communications Services (CCS) launched a new initiative to […]

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