journalism

The Martlet is hiring!

The Martlet is hiring! If you’re interested in writing, editing, or publishing, this is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the oldest campus newspapers in Canada. We’re hiring…

UVic panel debates how to battle fake news

Harvey Southam panel features six fine journalists “I look out here, and there must be 600, 700 000 people — at least!” joked David Leach, chair of the UVic writing department, to the…

#MeToo in the newsroom

Time to let experiences dictate what we discuss On Sunday, Oct. 15, actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter and encouraged women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted to respond…

EDITORIAL: Protect the source, protect the press

In a recent legal battle between VICE News and the RCMP, an Ontario court determined that a VICE reporter must divulge the contents of digital communications between himself and Farah…

Meet Greg Pratt

Pratt is the current editor of Nexus magazine at Camosun College, but he began his career by writing band reviews. Being a part of the heavy metal music scene in…

The future of news

Pooh-poohing the prospects of journalism is fashionable these days. Newspapers are collapsing by the dozens. Those that don’t simply disappear are snapped up by self-described philanthropists such as the Washington…

Ted Grant: Sixty Years of Legendary Journalism

Around 300 people filled the David Lam Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 27 for the book launch of Thelma Fayle’s, Ted Grant: Sixty Years of Legendary Photojournalism. The book launch consisted…

The finest news money can buy?

Is journalistic integrity now for sale in our culture? On Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, the outside wrap of the Times Colonist ran an advertisement, on the front page, in a…

‘What we define as news is pretty narrow’

Slightly early for our interview, I walk toward Vivian Smith’s office in UVic’s Fine Arts building. The instructor is busy talking to another student about the role journalism plays today.