500 news organizations mark World News Day by demonstrating the power of journalism to make a difference. Take a look at the following reports and features that are making an impact in an increasingly complex and uncertain world:
On this World News Day, Dawn tells the story of a visually-impaired man whose livelihood is tied to the print industry
To mark World News Day on September 28, 2022, the World News Day campaign is sharing stories that have had a significant social impact. This clip was shared by Organización Editorial Mexicana (OEM).
CBC News: More than 1 in 5 residents in long-term care given antipsychotics without a diagnosis, data shows
Tens of thousands of residents in Canadian long-term care homes without a psychosis diagnosis have been prescribed antipsychotics — a number that has been increasing since the pandemic began.
CBC News: Canada’s convoy movement waved the Dutch flag. Then conspiracy theories swirled about fertilizer and bugs
Over the summer, supporters of the Freedom Convoy movement have continued to hold anti-mandate demonstrations across Canada, attracting anywhere from a few dozen to several hundred people.
World Economic Forum: Disinformation is a scourge on public discourse. Fact-based journalism can help stop it
The digital age has ushered in an era of unprecedented connectivity, allowing people across the world to share ideas and opinions in almost real time. It has also been characterised by the spread of disinformation.
The Ontario government is in the “early stages” of developing a strategy to deal with old oil and gas wells in the wake of recent disasters, including an explosion last summer that decimated downtown Wheatley and injured 20 people.
A U.S.-based libertarian coalition has spent years pressuring the Canadian government to limit how much Indigenous communities can push back on energy development on their own land, newly reviewed strategy documents reveal.
The Narwhal: ‘Scared into silence’: former workers allege abuse, safety issues at B.C. environmental organization
Breathtaking photos. Adventurous boat trips. A mission to save the planet. Young people were drawn to Pacific Wild, but many describe a work culture of bullying and harassment.
When the Taliban gained more and more territory, eventually entered Kabul, and took control over Afghanistan, it was pure chaos. For Free Press Unlimited it was an unprecedented crisis situation as well, that required our emergency team to work day and night to help keep journalists and fixers safe. We did not do that alone.
Around 65% of women journalists surveyed in Kenya say they have faced physical or verbal harassment. The Association of Media Women in Kenya is working hard to address this issue.