media

A white flower, photo by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Why the portrayal of virginity in the media is harmful

In the popular TV show Jane the Virgin, the opening scene involves the young protagonist Jane learning about female purity from her grandmother. Jane’s grandmother shows her a beautiful flower…

EDITORIAL | Telling it slant

Earlier this month, the Vancouver Sun published a column with the headline, “Canada should say goodbye to diversity, tolerance, and inclusion.” This op-ed was shocking, but perhaps it shouldn’t have…

UVic panel debates how to battle fake news

Harvey Southam panel features six fine journalists “I look out here, and there must be 600, 700 000 people — at least!” joked David Leach, chair of the UVic writing department, to the…

MRT: Episode 5 – Food. And the Future of Print Media

Hey gang! The Martlet Round Table is back and this week we are joined by the Martlet's Editor in Chief Hugo Wong and Victoria cultural luminary Kaitlyn Rosenburg .

Media and the portrayal of Ron Francis

His death, like the loss of any officer of the law, is devastating, but it shines a light on the lack of care for first responders. It also shines a…