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Seema Yasmin referenced in Columbia Journalism review

October 6, 2014

The most effective Ebola media coverage thus far has been due in part to the steady hands of experienced—and highly credible—federal medical leaders as well as health and science specialty beat reporters on news teams at major print, radio, and...

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Fellowship in Global Journalism is the first program in the world that specifically trains professionals and academics to be reporters

August 15, 2014

Before entering the Munk School of Global Affairs Fellowship in Global Journalism program in 2013, Anna Nicolaou, who has a degree in economics, had worked for several years in what she calls “classic business-school jobs:” finance and consulting. Today, she’s...

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Dr. Seema Yasmin Joins The Dallas Morning News and UT – Dallas

June 2, 2014

Dr. Seema Yasmin, a Cambridge-trained epidemiologist, has been appointed as a University of Texas at Dallas professor in practice, as well as a staff writer specializing in public health for The Dallas Morning News. Dr. Yasmin will translate important public...

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Turning subject experts into journalists: 9 good questions with Robert Steiner

April 24, 2014

The American Press Institute – A fellowship program at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs recruits subject-matter experts – from scientists and lawyers to economists and cyber-experts – and over eight months trains them to become beat...

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Robert Steiner speaks on “Unlocking the News: Empty Newsrooms and the Future of the Free Press”

March 31, 2014

Robert Steiner, director of Fellowships in Global Journalism, gave a talk on “Unlocking the News: Empty Newsrooms and the Future of the Free Press”, on March 31, 2014.

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Anna Nicolaou (FGJ ’14) wins prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award.

March 15, 2014

New York, USA – Anna Nicolaou, the Munk Journalism Fellow at the University of Toronto, won an Overseas Press Club Foundation Fellowship.  The $3,000 grant she was awarded will fund an internship in the Brussels bureau of Reuters this spring.  The...

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Global Beats: Turning the Economics of Freelancing Inside Out

February 17, 2014

Robert Steiner, Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, tells us why he believes freelance journalists should be developing a global “beat”, and gives his tips on how to start. Read the rest of...

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Michael Kempa (FGJ ’13) is nominated for a National Magazine Award for best investigative journalism.

January 16, 2014

Read Michael’s nominated piece at The Walrus

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Is a journalism degree worth doing?

March 1, 2013

Maclean’s – Many newsrooms use journalism schools as farm teams for summer programs, and Coulson says someone would need to have a “pretty special background” to make the Citizen’s shortlist without one. She and I agree that cultivating skills and interests outside...

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Robert Steiner: In Toronto, we’re dumping the j-school model to produce a new kind of reporter

October 16, 2012

Students are back at journalism programs around the country. As the media industry continues to evolve, how well is new talent being trained, and how well are schools preparing them for the real world? We asked an array of people...

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