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The Ryerson School of Journalism is accepting applications for the Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 semester.

Applications must be received by the School of Journalism no later than 4 p.m. local time, May 26, 2016.

Postings can be found below.

A grand success: Ryerson Journalism Formal

      May 8, 2016 CHRISTIANE BEYA (RSJ ’18) cbeya@ryerson.ca For the third year in a row, the Ryerson Journalism Course Union hosted its semi-formal, A Grand Affair, on April 7 at Fountain Blu on the Canadian National Exhibition grounds. “I think it went really well,” said JCU president Madonna Dennis. “We had a lot of…

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Veteran broadcaster offers advice on how to survive the freelance jungle

CHRISTIANE BEYA (RSJ ’18) cbeya@ryerson.ca “You can survive and you can thrive as a freelancer,” says veteran investigative reporter and Ryerson instructor Robert Osborne. “And you can be pretty happy about it because you will direct your own life, to a large extent.” Osborne, now a freelance journalist and producer, offered RSJ students guidance on how…

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RSJ grad student Kira Wakeam wins CBC fellowship

CHRISTIANE BEYA (RSJ ’18) cbeya@ryerson.ca This summer, second-year master’s of journalism student Kira Wakeam embarks on the prestigious Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship, which will take her to CBC newsrooms across the country, and the continent. One of eight aspiring Canadian journalists selected in the program, Wakeam discusses her plans for the four-month fellowship, which will include a six-week stint…

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TRC Commissioner and former journalist Wilson delivers Atkinson lecture

Building trust and understanding context is essential to telling indigenous stories: Wilson February 9, 2016 CHRISTIANE BEYA, RSJ ’18 cbeya@ryerson.ca Journalists must “listen with their heart” when they are reporting on sensitive issues, especially when they are covering Canada’s indigenous communities, said Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner Dr. Marie Wilson, delivering this year’s Atkinson lecture. The independent commission…

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RSJ faculty showcase research at Rubix

The Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD) highlighted the research of its faculty members Nov. 4 with Rubix, where researchers displayed their work and discussed it with members of the students, fellow faculty members, and members of the community.

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Gallery: 2015 Ontario Universities Fair

This year’s Ontario Universities Fair (OUF) ran from Sept. 25 to 27 and attracted more than 120,000 students, parents and educators over three days. The Ryerson School of Journalism was there answering questions from students and explaining the finer points of the program.

A fresh digital start for RSJ

The new school year is starting on a fresh digital note for the Ryerson School of Journalism — the school’s website and the online presence of the Ryersonian both got a complete upgrade this summer.

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New RSJ curriculum launches this fall

Focuses on building entrepreneurial and digital skills throughout undergraduate program Republished Aug. 30, 2015 By Tristan Simpson “Seismic change” in journalism has prompted the Ryerson School of Journalism to launch its new undergraduate curriculum this fall. Features of the new curriculum, which was approved by the Senate last October, include teaching entrepreneurial journalism, offering new interdisciplinary opportunities…

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This year, In Session makes course decisions easier

New j-school site home to interactive course descriptions, examples of student work and access to training materials Aug. 30, 2015 This year, on the new RSJ In Session website, it’s all about choice. Where else can you watch journalism professors make the case for students to take their elective courses? Or view work from fellow students…

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RRJ launch party celebrates Spring issue

March 26, 2015 The corruption scandal in Montreal, issues with crowd-funded environmental journalism, and CBC host Evan Solomon’s political show are some of the topics discussed in this year’s edition of the Ryerson Review of Journalism, which held its annual launch party March 24. About 80 Ryerson students, staff members and guests gathered to toast…

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