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Journalism schools can fill the local news gap
8 months ago

Journalism schools can fill the local news gap

If you’re looking for organizations to support local journalism, look no further than journalism schools.
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Government prolongs the agony for newspapers … just a bit
8 months ago

Government prolongs the agony for newspapers … just a bit

“We have reached the point where nurturing the green shoots is a better bet that propping up the gigantic, creaking, tottering timbers.”
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Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media
8 months ago

Stanley trial highlights colonialism of Canadian media

By  •  Commentary, Analysis

Indigenous community members are doing the work to situate Colten Boushie’s life and death within the colonial context.
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Journalists see 17 per cent jump in public trust
8 months ago

Journalists see 17 per cent jump in public trust

While many journalists will be seeing the trust figures as a Valentine’s Day gift from the Canadian public, it isn’t all hearts and roses for the beleaguered business in this survey.
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Colten — Our relative, our warrior
8 months ago

Colten — Our relative, our warrior

“And when they ask, ‘Is that your relative?’ I will say, ‘Yes.’” (Sarah Rain)

I remember the day Colten died. It was a hot summer day in Regina, Saskatchewan and… Continue Reading Colten — Our relative, our warrior

Using freedom of information to assist whistleblowers and those under duress
8 months ago

Using freedom of information to assist whistleblowers and those under duress

Some of my most challenging and rewarding access to information work has involved filing access requests with the consent of whistleblowers and individuals under tremendous duress.

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Supreme Court ruling makes need for Competition Act reform urgent
9 months ago

Supreme Court ruling makes need for Competition Act reform urgent

History’s habit of repeating itself has once again hamstrung Canadian antitrust law when it comes to preventing media monopolies. This time, however, the Supreme Court of Canada has left the… Continue Reading Supreme Court ruling makes need for Competition Act reform urgent

The death of the homepage is much exaggerated
9 months ago

The death of the homepage is much exaggerated

With a significant portion of the audience arriving at news sites via social media and search, the imminent death of the homepage is a common refrain. One senior digital manager… Continue Reading The death of the homepage is much exaggerated