In some communities, internet access is so limited municipalities can’t rely on social media as a replacement for news.
Read More Continue Reading As local media outlets close, Ontario mayors struggle with how to get information to the public
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
Canadians often mourn the loss of their local newspaper. But there’s a disconnect, because few Canadians actually pay for a local news subscription.
Read More Continue Reading Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
Here’s how journalists can band together to start worker owned media outlets.
Read More Continue Reading What if we imagined a future where media workers were owners?
While big-city newsrooms discuss the future of local news, the voice of rural Canada wanes.
Read More Continue Reading The Power of Place: When ‘Local’ is More than a Catchphrase
John Ferri, VP of Current Affairs and Documentaries at TVO, explains how the Ontario Hub model will work.
Read More Continue Reading New TVO Ontario Hubs might be a model for supporting local journalism
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
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.