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Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests
2 months ago

Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests

‘Self-reporting on newsroom diversity would encourage a culture of trust and accountability, one that the journalism profession upholds in its role as a watchdog of public institutions.’
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A paltry number of Canadians are paying for online news
7 months ago

A paltry number of Canadians are paying for online news

Attitudes towards news media and consumption behaviour in Canada pose a sort of conundrum. In general, Canadians have a positive view of journalism and relatively high trust in media, but on the other hand, they are little inclined to pay for digital news sources.
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Journalism’s Assange problem
9 months ago

Journalism’s Assange problem

By Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia and Laurel Leff, Northeastern University

These days, anybody with an internet connection can be a publisher.

That doesn’t make everybody a journalist.

This distinction… Continue Reading Journalism’s Assange problem

As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists’ loyalties are tough to buy
10 months ago

As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists’ loyalties are tough to buy

By Heather Rollwagen, Ryerson University and Ivor Shapiro, Ryerson University

Ottawa has finally announced the details of how it will offer financial assistance to the country’s struggling news media industry… Continue Reading As Ottawa helps the news industry, latest research suggests journalists’ loyalties are tough to buy

Media companies on notice over traumatized journalists after landmark court decision
10 months ago

Media companies on notice over traumatized journalists after landmark court decision

Matthew Ricketson, Deakin University and Alexandra Wake, RMIT University

A landmark ruling by an Australian court is expected to have international consequences for newsrooms, with media companies on notice they… Continue Reading Media companies on notice over traumatized journalists after landmark court decision

Why we see hope for the future of science journalism
11 months ago

Why we see hope for the future of science journalism

By Cristina Sanza, Concordia University; Brittney Borowiec, McMaster University; David Secko, Concordia University; Farah Qaiser, University of Toronto; Fernanda de Araujo Ferreira, Harvard University; Heather MacGregor, University of Toronto; Michael Bramadat-Willcock,… Continue Reading Why we see hope for the future of science journalism

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
12 months ago

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

Maite Taboada, Simon Fraser University and Fatemeh Torabi Asr, Simon Fraser University

“I believe that all voices are equal and deserving of equal respect.” That’s what Siri responds when asked… Continue Reading Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media