Tag: Indigenous

  • Why Indigenous-led coverage matters

    Brittany Hobson is an Ojibway and Scottish reporter/editor with The Canadian Press based in Winnipeg in Treaty 1 Territory. Prior to joining The Canadian Press, Brittany was a reporter and fill-in anchor with APTN National News in Winnipeg. Brittany started at APTN in 2016 through a three-month internship facilitated by Journalists for Human Rights. Brittany

  • J-School Curriculum: Reporting in Indigenous Communities

    It is incumbent upon journalism programs in Canada to ensure that future generations of journalists have the knowledge they need to report respectfully and accurately on Indigenous stories. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action #86 states: “We call upon Canadian journalism programs and media schools to require education for all students on the

  • Announcing the winner of JHR’s 2nd Annual Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter

    TORONTO, May 20, 2021 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce Kanyen’kehá:ka photographer, filmmaker, and journalist Shelby Lisk as the winner of its 2nd Annual Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter. Lisk has been recognized for her story ‘For our children: How families are passing down Indigenous languages’ (link),

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