Completed: March 16, 2023 – May 11, 2023
The debut cohort of the Inclusive Journalism Microcredential saw leading journalists turn instructors, sharing their insights and experience in making Canadian newsrooms more inclusive.
(To view details on Cohort #2, visit this link: Inclusive Journalism Microcredential – Cohort #2 (Oct. 5, 2023 – Nov. 30, 2023). For more details on the microcredential and future cohorts, visit this link: Inclusive Journalism Microcredential. )
Below are the guest speakers who led the sessions in Cohort #1.
Following are a sample of of the collaborative stories produced from the course:
- Economic Mobility Pathways Pilot expands, paving the way for skilled refugees to find employment and settle in Canada – Tazeen Inam and Brenda Jefferies
- Experts urge policy change to get internationally trained nurses on the job faster in Ontario – Tazeen Inam and Brenda Jefferies
“This course made me think about the kinds of stories we aren’t doing, and the voices that can be too easily overlooked. This course gave me an insight I didn’t have before into how to change that.” – Michael Purvis, Managing Editor, Village Media
“The diversity of speakers was the best part! Often in the quest for diversity there is a danger of tokenism. But in this case it was clear that the speakers were the best in their field/beat.” – Minu Mathew, New Canadian Media