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University of Toronto Fellowship in Journalism
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Canadian Affairs’ mission is to publish high-quality reported journalism on under-covered topics that matter to the lives and livelihoods of Canadian professionals and families.

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus seven languages for international audiences.


For more than 90 years, Chatelaine has empowered Canadian women—at home, in their relationships and in the wider world. We do this through reporting that demystifies complex issues without condescension, personal stories that celebrate all the ways to be a woman in the world, infallible service journalism and delicious new ways to get dinner on the table.

Coda Story reports on major currents shaping our world from disinformation to authoritarian technologies to the war on science. Coda stays on these stories to reveal why they matter, how they are connected and where they are heading next.

Covering American and international news for an online, global audience. Guardian US is renowned for the Paradise Papers investigation and other award-winning work including, the NSA revelationsPanama Papers and The Counted investigations.

Healthy Debate Healthy Debate is a Canadian health-oriented news website. Our mission is to provide accurate, accessible information about health care to the public, practitioners, journalists, students, managers and policy makers; to be a forum for thoughtful deliberation about Canada’s health care systems; and to increase the frequency with which health system leaders use evidence and informed public input when making policy and management decisions.

Founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1899, MIT Technology Review is a world-renowned, independent media company whose insight, analysis, reviews, interviews and live events explain the newest technologies and their commercial, social and political impacts. MIT Technology Review derives authority from its relationship to the world’s foremost technology institution and from its editors’ deep technical knowledge, capacity to see technologies in their broadest context, and unequaled access to leading innovators and researchers.

Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.

News Decoder is a global educational news service for young people. We publish news content that is written by experienced journalists with young people in mind. Our content “decodes” complex global issues — geopolitics, economics, human rights, migration, environment — and is read by audiences around the world.

Postmedia Network Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp., is the largest publisher by circulation of paid English-language daily newspapers in Canada, including the top English-language papers in Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina, and Windsor, Ontario. Nationally, Postmedia also publishes the National Post. features original reporting and analysis by journalists who work for or contribute to The Atlantic, the BBC, CNN, Scientific American, Science, Nature, MIT Technology Review, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Wired, etc. The founder is JANE METCALFE, the former president and cofounder of Wired magazine, a legendary media company that chronicled the digital revolution from within, capturing its spirit while pioneering media, design, and the new web technology. covers the next stage of that revolution, as we use the tools of our digital age to understand and engineer our own biology.

Science has been at the center of important scientific discovery since its founding in 1880—with seed money from Thomas Edison. Today, Science continues to publish the very best in research across the sciences, with articles that consistently rank among the most cited in the world.

Scientific American covers the most important and exciting research, ideas and knowledge in science, health, technology, the environment and society. It is committed to sharing trustworthy knowledge, enhancing our understanding of the world, and advancing social justice.

The British Medical Journal is defined by its mission: to work towards a healthier world for all. We share that global endeavour with millions of readers working in clinical practice, research, education, government, and with patients and the public too.

The Canadian Press is Canada’s trusted news source and leader in providing real-time, bilingual multimedia stories across print, broadcast and digital platforms.

The Conversation Canada launched in June 2017. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, from the academic and research community, delivered direct to the public.

The Narwhal is a leader in non-profit journalism in Canada and is supported by more than 5,500 members. The Narwhal was created by Carol Linnitt and Emma Gilchrist in 2018, and grew out of their previous project, DeSmog Canada.

The Toronto Star Founded in 1892, the Toronto Star has long been Canada’s largest daily newspaper. Now a multi-platform news organization, the Star publishes a newspaper seven days a week in the Greater Toronto Area and publishes ongoing news and information to a global audience on on web and mobile applications.

Undark is a non-profit, editorially independent digital magazine exploring the intersection of science and society. It is published with generous funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, through its Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

TVO provides learning opportunities for Ontarians through innovative educational products, in-depth current affairs, groundbreaking documentaries, and award-winning TVOKids resources both inside and outside the classroom.

With 95.3 million digital unique visitors in September 2017, The Washington Post is one of the leading news organizations in the United States and one of the fastest growing in the world.

Think Global Health is a multi-contributor website that examines the ways in which changes in health are reshaping economies, societies, and the everyday lives of people around the globe.

Vox’s staff of over 100 journalists and subject-matter experts research, report and produce articles, videos, and podcasts that make complex ideas accessible. Whether it’s policy, culture, the Supreme Court, meatless meat, political extremism, biodiversity, artificial intelligence, the climate crisis, or something else, we give context to what’s happening today. Our goal is to ensure that everyone, regardless of income or status, can access accurate information that empowers them.