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About Steph Wechsler

Steph Wechsler is a freelance journalist and graduate of the Ryerson School of Journalism's masters program.
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Live Blog: Covering Canada
1 month ago

Live Blog: Covering Canada

Renewed international interest in all things Canadian means even we’re looking at our country from a different perspective.
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How to scale our understanding of local news health
5 months ago

How to scale our understanding of local news health

The economics of local news are no small challenge, but soon we may be able to anticipate significant causes of unhealthy news ecosystems in different U.S. cities.

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Investigating the family that owns a province
5 months ago

Investigating the family that owns a province

Bruce Livesey’s reporting has earned him a first ever NNA for a digital outlet, and two NMA noms.

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News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says
8 months ago

News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

The ongoing discussion about the state of Canadian news media tends to overlook what’s happening in smaller communities, local news advocate… Continue Reading News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says

Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry
8 months ago

Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Although Canadians value journalism and believe it is essential to a well-functioning democracy, they don’t want to pay for it, concludes… Continue Reading Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry

What makes a good photo? Trends in photojournalism
2 years ago

What makes a good photo? Trends in photojournalism

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By Steph Wechsler

Digital photography and the capacity to edit pictures quickly and affordably have reopened debate over what editorializing means in images and the nature of photojournalistic neutrality, says… Continue Reading What makes a good photo? Trends in photojournalism