There are many issues Canadian media organizations need to consider before seeking charitable status.
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“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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Indigenous community members are doing the work to situate Colten Boushie’s life and death within the colonial context.
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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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“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
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.
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
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
A foundation for resiliency needs to be built up before journalists are in the field.
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