Author: Duncan McCue

How about this for a nice surprise in my inbox? An email from Janice Neil, editor-in-chief of J-source.ca and journalism professor at Ryerson University, congratulating me for earning an Hononourable Mention as the J-source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award. Cool, eh? J-source is the English...

 Today, we kicked off our brand new Reporting in Indigenous Communities (RIIC) course at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Graduate School of Journalism, with 16 students who will be covering 5 Indigenous communities in the Lower Mainland. Just 'cause RIIC is so darn excited,...

[caption id="attachment_762" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo credit: GlobalTV "With Attiwapiskat on the front pages, it's an excellent time for journalists to reflect upon our Indigenous coverage."[/caption] “Relax. Nobody is going to bite you.” Great advice -- from author and journalist Terry Glavin -- on reporting in Indigenous communities,...

If you look closely, RIIC is blushing right now. RIIC invited some prominent journalists, educators and media types to take a gander at our site --- and they offered some awfully kind words. “may be the most important addition to Canadian journalism in decades…”– Peter Mansbridge This may...

You know that feeling – when you crawl out of the Lodge on your hands and knees and you blink the sweat out of your eyes and struggle to stand up and you look up at the sky and you’re amazed out how beautiful it...