By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor
When David Topping set out to take the pulse of Canadian journalism, he was hoping it might help him shape something new—a project, or a… Continue Reading What’s missing in Canadian journalism?
By Pat Reddick for Media Are Plural
Enter panic mode, it’s time to seriously worry about things. Or, better yet, get your thinking cap on and come up… Continue Reading A manifesto for the newspaper revival
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By David Gray-Donald
At one time in Canada, there were around 300 community TV stations. But in 1997, regulatory… Continue Reading Can community TV be brought back from the brink?
By Jessica Caparini for University of King’s College The Signal
Peter Morse didn’t learn that his office was shutting down from a man in a suit, but from… Continue Reading Lessons from a little English newsroom
By Kathy English for the Toronto Star
What happens if and when there are no news media?
That is the critical question at the heart of an essential public conversation… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s the public interest in the future of Canadian media?
By Marlene Murphy
“What kinds of journalism do we think are worth protecting, and what are we willing to do to protect them?” Christine Crowther said that was the starting… Continue Reading New book brings academics and journalists together to talk about journalism’s future
By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre
The ongoing discussion about the state of Canadian news media tends to overlook what’s happening in smaller communities, local news advocate… Continue Reading News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says
By Dale Eisler, Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
In the 18th century, Thomas Jefferson famously wrote that if the choice were government without… Continue Reading Democracy and the decline of newspapers
By Paul Willcocks for The Tyee
As traditional news media fade to black, one promising business model is built on providing high-value, exclusive information at premium prices.