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About April Lindgren

Professor of Journalism, Velma Rogers Research Chair, Ryerson University
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Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation
6 months ago

Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation

The Ontario city of Thunder Bay is in the headlines these days for all the wrong reasons. Canada’s highest rates of murder and violent crime. The highest number of hate… Continue Reading Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation

How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news
2 years ago

How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news

Who holds officials accountable when cities like Thunder Bay, Ont., rife with political and racial tensions, have no local reporters?
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Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
2 years 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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