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Peter Mansbridge to deliver 37th Minifie Lecture

Posted by: admin | On: 5th Jan, 2018 The School of Journalism’s 37th Minifie Lecturer is Peter Mansbridge. He is the first-ever lecturer to be asked to return a second time, to book-end the insights gained over a long career in Canadian broadcast news. The lecture will take place Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. at the University of Regina

Student projects on the red carpet

Posted by: admin | On: 24th Nov, 2017 It’s awards season, and the U of R’s Master of Journalism projects are hitting the red carpet. Joshua Campbell’s Sirocco: Winds of Resistance picked up a Special Jury Award from the Saskatchewan Independent Film Association on Nov. 17. The SIFA awards are adjudicated by three professi

MJ docs shine a light on social issues

Posted by: admin | On: 19th Oct, 2017 From the Highway of Tears in B.C. to a Nigerian village, University of Regina Master of Journalism students are shining a light on important issues. Join us for a screening this Thursday, and watch for more MJ projects online and in The Crow magazine. Thursday, Oct. 19 Research and Innovation Centre 7

Student investigative project takes on the oil industry

Posted by: admin | On: 29th Sep, 2017 Crude Power: An Investigation into oil, money and influence in Saskatchewan Screening and panel discussion Wed. Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Research and Innovation Centre Auditorium Panelists: Emily Eaton, Dept. of Geography; Okimaw Wally Burns, James Smith Cree Nation; Norm Sacuta, Petroleum Technology Research Ce

UR Jschool student one of three chosen for EU Fellowship

Posted by: admin | On: 6th Aug, 2017 Jennifer Ackerman, currently an intern at the Regina Leader-Post, was chosen for her TV report, Ceta application in Saskatchewan Ackerman will participate in a week-long study tour of European Union institutions in Brussels in October. Prior to the study tour, the winners will be recognized at an awar

From Jamaica to the School of Journalism

Posted by: admin | On: 5th Mar, 2017 By Costa Maragos Sasha-Gay Lobban came to love journalism at a young age. Lobban, who grew up in Ocho Rios, St Ann, Jamaica, is now completing her Master’s of Journalism Degree at the School of Journalism at the U of R.“Journalism has been a passion of mine since my teen years. I loved what I [&hel

Middle East correspondent recalls his UR J-School days

Posted by: admin | On: 6th Oct, 2016 As the senior journalist for CBC News in the Middle East, the most volatile region in the world, Derek Stoffel strives to provide his listeners and viewers with stories that offer perspective and insight.To Stoffel, that means getting out of the newsroom in Jerusalem and into the field.“In a world wh
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