Instagram Versus Reality

Influencers share beautiful images, and users turn to their accounts for travel inspiration. But as audiences grow, these social media personalities are becoming more than just something on the explore page as they begin to encroach into the travel journalism industry.

Pull Quotes Season 4 Episode 4: Photojournalists create a visual record of the human impact of industrial pollution

This episode we’re using our audio platform to discuss the power of photography in highlighting humanity’s role in the degradation of the natural world. Documentary photographer Ian Willms joins us to discuss a picture he took in 2019 in an indigenous community in northern Alberta called Fort Chipewyan. Ian took several trips to the area between 2010 and 2020 to document the environmental and human toll of oil sands pollution in the region. He provides insight into how he came to be in position to capture the photograph, and why it stands out among the thousands of images he’s captured during his career. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Email | RSS

Drawing the Line: Here’s what’s happening at the Ryerson School of Journalism

Ryerson’s School of Journalism found itself in a Twitter storm in February over the questions surrounding how far freedom of speech can go for students in the program.