As 2018 dawns, it’s clear that Canada’s news media are in danger of lurching into the abyss unless Ottawa takes action soon.
Enforcing our country’s anti-trust laws to stop the… Continue Reading Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers
The complainant, Mary Spensley, disputed the accuracy of a story about an LGBTQ teaching tool created by the Alberta Teachers’ Association. She was also concerned that hostile politicians were using… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time
Astrology is not science, so why do serious news organizations still publish daily horoscopes?
Read More Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s written in the stars?
It’s been a year of highs and lows for Canadian media.
Read More Continue Reading The top 10 most-read stories on J-Source in 2017
2017 was another big year for journalism workplace restructurings, job losses and news outlet closures across Canada. However, not all news was grim this year: some journalism outlets launched new… Continue Reading All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017
As local community and daily newspapers close across the country, their archives – and their stories of local politics, controversy and culture – are at risk.
“Community newspapers tell us… Continue Reading Archivists and researchers raise concerns about what will happen to newspaper archives
The Prince Albert Daily Herald is about to be independently owned and operated by its employees.
An employee buyout of the newspaper, led by the newspaper’s publisher Donna Pfeil, was… Continue Reading Employee buyout to save Prince Albert Daily Herald
It turns out that newspapers in the 1830s had extensive government support.
Read More Continue Reading The news industry has always needed government support: A look back to the 1800s