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Documentary to highlight Canadian study results showing Canadian journalists as ‘detached watchdogs’
- January 23, 2018
- Posted by: ishapiro
- Category: News
By Amanda Pope, for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre
Scholarly research that explores how Canadian journalists view their role in society will be highlighted in a new documentary and accompanying website based on the results of the Canadian Worlds of Journalism Study.
“SHATTERED,” directed by Lindsay Fitzgerald, a graduate of Ryerson’s Bachelor of Journalism and documentary-media MFA programs, will explore the working lives of Canadian journalists at a time of major disruption. The documentary, set to be released in 2019, will place these journalists’ stories in the context of Worlds of Journalism survey results that suggest Canadian journalists, more so than journalists in many other countries, see themselves as “detached watchdogs…” [Read on at the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre.]