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Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters
1 day ago

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

Yellowknife elected a new mayor on Oct. 15. When candidate Adrian Bell announced he was conceding, he didn’t tell CBC, or the local newspaper, or mainstream FM station. He told… Continue Reading Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

The Pointer launches for Brampton readers
1 month ago

The Pointer launches for Brampton readers

“In a city with 700,000 people, roughly, (and) only one (English-language print) media outlet, it leaves a big space for others to come in:” Joel Wittenbel.
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New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage
2 months ago

New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage

Public Policy Forum research could indicate that local newspapers are being saturated by wire service stories, rather than featuring local political coverage.
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The Sprawl is growing
2 months ago

The Sprawl is growing

Calgary based media outlet has upgraded to a new website and has big plans after participating in the Digital News Innovation Challenge.
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ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform
2 months ago

ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform

The bot developed by Laurent Bastien requests already filed access to information requests from the federal government.
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AB Today to launch ahead of Alberta elections
2 months ago

AB Today to launch ahead of Alberta elections

Allison Smith, publisher of Queen’s Park Today, said her first expansion property, BC Today, was profitable in six months.
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Winnipeg Free Press’s 24-hour food focus attracts viewers
3 months ago

Winnipeg Free Press’s 24-hour food focus attracts viewers

The “Food for Thought” project, which covered 24 stories from across Winnipeg, has an average read time of 19 minutes.
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Will people pay for hyper-local news?
3 months ago

Will people pay for hyper-local news?

By  •  News, Innovation

In Victoria, B.C., local digital outlets have sprung up — but a sustainable funding model remains elusive.
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