Trailblazer’s Trail: Jody Vance shares lessons as pioneering sports journalist
Broadcaster Jody Vance has been an icon for Canadian women sports journalists. She talked to Capital Current about where it all began.
City builder: Broadcaster and fundraiser Sam Laprade inducted into Order of Ottawa
Sam Laprade, a 52-year-old veteran radio and television show host, has just received the Order of Ottawa from Mayor Mark Sutcliffe.
City builders: Derick Fage — from theatre kid to news host and advocate
Derick Fage is a television host and motivational speaker who has shared his experience of a chronic condition willingly with others.
Celebrating Indigeneity in person: The Asinabka film festival returns to roaring applause
The 11th annual Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festival launched with a cheering audience.
Sex ed or porn for teens? Raunchy fare aimed at minors sparks debate about streaming services’ explicit shows
How far is too far? Capital Current explores the proliferation of explicit shows offered by unchecked streaming services.
Hollywood’s representation of Muslims causing more harm and doing little good
Movies and television shows mock Islam in the name of representation, causing Muslims to resent any type of representation.
Netflix series Maid a rare example of media offerings that capture complexities of intimate partner violence, experts say
Experts say Netflix’s new limited series, Maid, captures complexities and offers new perspective on intimate partner violence in the media.
Superstar Invasion: Mainstream celebrities are taking over YouTube
YouTube has become a proven platform for the everyday person to rise to fame, but now that celebrities have awakened to its impact, they are making the move to YouTube to expand their influence.
‘A landmark show:’ Asian-Canadians reflect on the legacy of Kim’s Convenience
As the CBC sitcom Kim’s Convenience comes to a close, the Asian-Canadian community reflects on its legacy.
Still waiting in the wings: Why women and people of colour remain sidelined in Canadian film and TV
While change is starting to happen, too many BIPOC women are still waiting for their turn at leadership roles within the film and television industry in Canada and worldwide.
Emmy winner Annie Murphy launched acting life at Elmwood
Annie Murphy, member of Schitt’s Creek’s cast, won Best Supporting Actress in the comedy category at the 2020 Emmy Awards.
High-profile changes to voicing of non-white characters draws animated response from Black Canadians
With The Simpsons announcing that white voice actors will no longer portray non-white characters, Black Canadians want to see better representation throughout the entire animated industry.