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Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers
2 weeks ago

Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers

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

Canada’s top media tweeters in 2017
1 month ago

Canada’s top media tweeters in 2017

By  •  News, People

Daniel Dale was the most mentioned Canadian journalist, while @CBCNews led media organizations.
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CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time
1 month ago

CBC Ombudsman: Truth Over Time

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

All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017
1 month ago

All the cuts (and a few hires) in Canadian journalism in 2017

By  •  News, Labour

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

Archivists and researchers raise concerns about what will happen to newspaper archives
1 month ago

Archivists and researchers raise concerns about what will happen to newspaper archives

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

Employee buyout to save Prince Albert Daily Herald
1 month ago

Employee buyout to save Prince Albert Daily Herald

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