BuzzFeed’s search for marginalized writers is progressive, not racist

White men effectively control Canadian journalism. But recent events have shown that’s not enough: any challenge to their dominance must…

Scaachi Koul faced some legitimate criticism that shouldn’t be ignored

My fellow blog editor Fatima Syed wrote an important blog post yesterday responding to the Twitter debate regarding BuzzFeed Canada…

We need to talk about female journalists of colour

As with many things on the internet, it all started with someone stating their 140-character opinion about something they had watched. what…

Alumni Essentials: week of January 26, 2012

We’re very sorry to throw you out of your routine by pushing the Alumni Essentials to Tuesday this week, but…

The Alumni Essentials: stepping back

As journalists, we spend most of our time catching up with breaking news. Interviewing experts, people at a scene other…