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Local news conference attracts global audience

By Stefanie Phillips, RSJ ’18 sphillips@ryerson.ca More than 100 journalists and scholars from around the world gathered this summer for “Is No Local News Bad News? Local Journalism and its Future,” a conference hosted by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre (RJRC). Attendees from Poland, Australia, France, the U.S., the U.K. and Canada met at the…

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RSJ welcomes assistant professor Sonya Fatah

By: Daniela Olariu, RSJ ’17 daniela.olariu@ryerson.ca This fall, the Ryerson School of Journalism welcomes Sonya Fatah to the faculty to co-teach the masthead courses dedicated to producing the Ryersonian and the Ryerson Review of Journalism. Fatah, who is coming on board in a newly created assistant professor LTF position, brings 15 years of experience practicing and teaching journalism…

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RSJ professor Ann Rauhala named new FCAD Teaching Chair

By Stefanie Phillips, RSJ ’18  sphillips@ryerson.ca   Veteran journalism professor and former associate chair Ann Rauhala has been named the 2017-18 Teaching Chair for the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) at Ryerson University. In her new position, Rauhala hopes to bring together students and professors from all nine of the faculty’s schools to encourage…

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