Sonya Fatah

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Assistant Professor The Creative School School of Journalism Toronto, Ontario sonya.fatah@torontomu.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 556397

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Most of Sonya Fatah’s working life as a journalist was spent overseas in India and Pakistan, covering South Asia for Canadian and U.S. publications. She was reporter-on-assignment for the Globe and Mail and later a special correspondent for the Toronto Star. She was India correspondent for the Bo...

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Most of Sonya Fatah’s working life as a journalist was spent overseas in India and Pakistan, covering South Asia for Canadian and U.S. publications. She was reporter-on-assignment for the Globe and Mail and later a special correspondent for the Toronto Star. She was India correspondent for the Boston-based GlobalPost, now PRI. While in India she wrote a column on India-Pakistan issues for the Times of India, the world’s largest paper by circulation and readership. She occasionally writes about Indo-Pakistan issues for the Globe and Mail. Her narrative feature work has been published in several magazines across the world including Fortune, Columbia Journalism Review, Caravan, The Groundtruth Project, Walrus magazine and many others. At Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) she is also working on several research projects, including one with Journalists for Human Rights on the impact of journalism training on marginalized communities, specifically remote and urban Indigenous communities in Ontario. She is also working with School of Journalism Associate Professor Asmaa Malik on a larger research project on diversity and the Canadian media. She is the editor-in-chief of J-Source.

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