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The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot
1 day ago

The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot

Critics say the CRTC’s policies fail to address the needs of smaller, independent broadcasters.
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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

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
2 months ago

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it

Canadians often mourn the loss of their local newspaper. But there’s a disconnect, because few Canadians actually pay for a local news subscription.
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Research shows that local news reporters are working harder than ever – and they’re loving it
7 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
7 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