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Online news trolls not as bad as we think
8 months ago

Online news trolls not as bad as we think

Many people are turned away by abusive language on online news sites but new research reveals that only 15 per cent of comments are “nasty.”
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There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think
9 months ago

There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think

Statistics Canada data shows that between 2001 and 2016 the total number of journalists in the country declined by only 7 percent – and it looks like hiring is starting to inch upwards again.
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What Canadian media (and government) can learn from Black Panther
10 months ago

What Canadian media (and government) can learn from Black Panther

As far too many newsrooms continue to struggle for their very survival, it’s a good time to place more emphasis on diversifying the stories they cover.
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How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news
10 months ago

How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news

Who holds officials accountable when cities like Thunder Bay, Ont., rife with political and racial tensions, have no local reporters?
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The myth of the echo chamber
10 months ago

The myth of the echo chamber

There are widespread fears that so-called echo chambers and filter bubbles are leading to political polarization that poses a danger to democracy. But are the fears unfounded?
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Full coverage
10 months ago

Full coverage

One student’s reflection on the need for diverse voices in journalism.
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Journalism schools can fill the local news gap
11 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
11 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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