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When not to publish graphic images
2 weeks ago

When not to publish graphic images

I regularly advocate for journalists to tell stories they see as newsworthy in the manner they see fit, because a key element of the journalistic skill set is the ability… Continue Reading When not to publish graphic images

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?
2 weeks ago

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

The importance of press freedom can never be understated. For Canadian journalists, horrific headlines from across the globe of missing, murdered, or imprisoned reporters are sobering reminders of the privilege… Continue Reading Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

Can digital journalism serve readers who can’t get online?
2 weeks ago

Can digital journalism serve readers who can’t get online?

By  •  News, Work

Chatham Daily News announced it would publish a print edition of its paper one less day a week, along with 10 other Postmedia newspapers, on Nov. 6.

Based in the… Continue Reading Can digital journalism serve readers who can’t get online?

A generation of journalists are struggling
2 weeks ago

A generation of journalists are struggling

Over the last three years, I’ve had some version of this conversation with countless young Canadian journalists.

“I’m so anxious right now.”

“My work laid off 15 per cent of… Continue Reading A generation of journalists are struggling

Nonprofit news: Lessons from south of the border
2 weeks ago

Nonprofit news: Lessons from south of the border

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

When many of my former colleagues at the Guelph Mercury were laid off… Continue Reading Nonprofit news: Lessons from south of the border

‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling
2 weeks ago

‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling

By  •  News, Law

Press freedom organizations are expressing disappointment after the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a lower-court ruling requiring Vice Media Canada to hand over all records of its communications with Farah… Continue Reading ‘Dark day’ for Canadian journalism industry after Vice ruling

Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court
2 weeks ago

Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court

By  •  News, Law

By Jim Bronskill

The Supreme Court of Canada says a reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist.

The 9-0 decision is likely to… Continue Reading Vice reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist, rules Supreme Court

Seven ways to bail out the government’s journalism bailout
3 weeks ago

Seven ways to bail out the government’s journalism bailout

By  •  Columns

This story was originally published by The Logic and appears here with its permission.

I anguished over whether to weigh in on last week’s $595-million government-aid package for… Continue Reading Seven ways to bail out the government’s journalism bailout

Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public
3 weeks ago

Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public

A few readers, graduates of St. Michael’s College, were upset with The Globe and Mail’s coverage of their school these past two weeks. Toronto police are investigating allegations of… Continue Reading Globe and Mail public editor: When a private school’s history goes public

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
3 weeks ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

By  •  News, Politics, Innovation

Public Policy Forum President & CEO Edward Greenspon and recently appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen announced the launch of a multi-year project to analyze and respond to the increasing… Continue Reading Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation