A photojournalist captures the emptiness of downtown Toronto during the height of lockdown.
Living Room Newsroom
For many years, the future of journalism has been predicted to transition from print to digital. This prediction has come true amid COVID-19.
When the world came to a complete halt and COVID-19 sent people scurrying into their homes to self-isolate, Radheyan Simonpillai was already there.
Data and statistics have been the most vital type of journalism needed over the last several months as the world battles with the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19.
In the past decade, with the digital disruption and decline of traditional news, jobs in the journalism industry had become sparse to begin with. Now, the pandemic has further worsened prospects for those trying to break into the field.
Some news anchors, particularly women, have transitioned from an era of wearing business attire and having their hair and makeup professionally done to resorting to loungewear and self-styling for their on-camera appearances.
The horrific conditions that migrant agriculture workers experience rarely appeared in mainstream media before the pandemic.
As the spread of COVID-19 keeps people at home, fashion houses across the globe have been forced to cancel shows with live audiences. Recently, Chanel debuted their 2021 cruise wear line by releasing it online…
Toronto Star senior reporter Jim Rankin shared his perspectives on the future of journalism and reporting in the face of COVID-19, as well as the fallout from the death of George Floyd, in a Zoom conversation with Living Room Newsroom on June 11.
Journalism has never been more important: it is integral to inform and educate people. During this global pandemic, journalists must persevere and do whatever they can to help people through this crisis.