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IJB named as finalist for mental health reporting award

April 1, 2022

The Investigative Journalism Bureau and our partners are honoured to be announced as a finalist in the first-ever Mindset Award for Reporting on the Mental Health of Young People for our inaugural series Generation Distress, which investigated North America’s spiking youth mental health...

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Canadian doctors, nurses provide medical aid to Ukrainian refugees in Poland

March 31, 2022

A group of nurses and doctors from Canada are working to provide medical assistance for Ukrainian refugees who have fled their homes as the war with Russia continues. The group is stationed in Poland at a checkpoint where refugees are being provided with medical care and...

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Unifor Summer Investigative Journalism Intern (two positions available)

March 21, 2022

The Investigative Journalism Bureau is hiring two summer interns! Come work with the Investigative Journalism Bureau as a Unifor Summer Investigative Journalism Intern. Organization: The Investigative Journalism Bureau (IJB) at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH), University of...

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The kids are in crisis — and COVID-​19 is making it worse

November 23, 2020

By Robert Cribb, Staff Reporter Declan Keogh, Investigative Journalism Bureau One in seven Ontario students in grades 7 to 12 say they harmed themselves on purpose in the past year. One in six had serious thoughts of suicide. One in three say...

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Opinion: Dalla Lana’s new IJB is a promising development in investigative journalism

November 2, 2020

Whether it’s sitting in front of a television screen at home watching the daily updates on COVID-19 or reading about the latest developments of a potential vaccine in your copy of The Globe and Mail, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Why nurses of the future need to embrace high-tech

November 21, 2017

The Conversation with Kylie Gionet, a Munk journalism fellow. Picture someone who works in tech. They might fit a stereotype: heavy-rimmed glasses, hoodie, T-shirt branded with a startup’s logo, male. You probably don’t imagine a nurse. Yet integrated electronic health records, wearables,...

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A Program That Turns Doctors into Muckrakers

November 13, 2017

For years, the growing traffic in Canadian high school girls — picked up in Toronto’s suburbs and pushed into the sex trade — was a secret story. Then, last winter, a journalist joined police investigating the traffickers and started speaking...

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

May 6, 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. Some people will get it more than others, but you actually can teach news judgment.” Read rest...

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In the digital age, leaders need to think like journalists

November 17, 2016

If your work puts you in the midst of thorny public discussions, or if you’re in the business of constantly feeding new ideas into the marketplace, your rules of communications are changing fast. “Spin”, the standard practice of relentlessly turning...

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Postmedia Presents Alia Dharssi with the 2016 Michelle Lang Fellowship in Journalism

September 21, 2015

Postmedia is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the 2016 Michelle Lang Fellowship in Journalism, Alia Dharssi. Read this story at Postmedia

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