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Toronto Star: Turning experts into journalists, with a ‘big cognitive shift’

October 31, 2017

“You hear people saying, ‘You can’t teach news judgment, it comes after years and years and years,’” says Robert Steiner. “And I disagree.”

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Campbell MacDiarmid, LLB, (Class of 15), freelance correspondent, Northern Iraq

October 30, 2017

Campbell, an international lawyer, now covers Northern Iraq for Foreign Policy Magazine and other major media in Europe, Australia and Canada.

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The title of Lauren's Article: Lauren Heuser: Why is Canada still so far from figuring out how to protect freedom of the press?

Lauren Heuser, JD, (Class of 2016), deputy comments editor, National Post

October 30, 2017

Lauren was a practicing lawyer before entering this program. Upon graduating, she won the prestigious Chawkers Fellowship to intern at The Walrus. The National Post then hired her as its deputy comments editor.

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Rachel Browne reporting for Vice

Rachel Browne, MSc (Class of 2014), senior reporter at VICE

October 30, 2017

Rachel came with background as a human rights researcher. She’s now a senior reporter for VICE, hosting their daily news show in Canada while covering drugs, terrorism, and rights.

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Seema Yasmin with Anderson Cooper

Seema Yasmin, MD, (Class of 2014), reports on Ebola for CNN and Dallas Morning News

October 19, 2017

Seema, a physician, went to work at The Dallas Morning News after graduating – where she won an Emmy Award and became a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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Fellowship in Global Journalism

October 19, 2017

We recruit subject-matter specialists from around the world, teach them to work as multimedia journalists, and mentor them as they actually find, report and file stories on their own specialties for 19 news organizations in the US, Canada and the UK. No other journalism program works this way.

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