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Research shows that local news reporters are working harder than ever – and they’re loving it
4 months ago

Research shows that local news reporters are working harder than ever – and they’re loving it

By Gregory Furgala for the Local News Conference

Across the United States, reporters and editors at local newspapers are working longer hours, in smaller newsrooms and with fewer opportunities for… Continue Reading Research shows that local news reporters are working harder than ever – and they’re loving it

Muslim communities are telling new stories to break old stereotypes, say panelists
4 months ago

Muslim communities are telling new stories to break old stereotypes, say panelists

By Angela Long for the Local News Conference

If you want to learn about the Muslim community, don’t read the news, says the associate editor of The Islamic Monthly.  

Steven Zhou, who… Continue Reading Muslim communities are telling new stories to break old stereotypes, say panelists

Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference
4 months ago

Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference

By Abby Plener for the Local News Conference

While working in community news, Wawmeesh Hamilton heard a story from a reporter at a rival paper that he found concerning.

The journalist told… Continue Reading Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference

Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide
5 months ago

Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide

By  •  News, Ethics

The CEO of Attractions Ontario says the Star’s field trip guide, which recently won an award, bears a number of similarities to theirs — a claim the Star disputes.

Continue Reading Toronto Star accused of copying a field trip guide