A new study launched by the Local News Research Project at Ryerson’s School of Journalism will explore what can be learned from other countries about philanthropic support for news media
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Journalism students have very different ideas about what a reporting career means to them. But it’s the ones who value journalism’s role in democracy that stay the course
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Home/work: Understanding work-at-home freelancing in Toronto is a new research project led by Nancy Worth, assistant professor in geography and environmental management at the University of Waterloo
Read More Continue Reading Call for participants: New research project aims to understand the working lives of Toronto’s millennial freelancers
The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it profitable
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It won’t be a surprise to many that the gender pay gap still exists in Canadian journalism.
A survey conducted by J-Source shows that 42 per cent of surveyed cisgender… Continue Reading Survey: Gender equity issues in Canadian journalism persist at end of decade
‘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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You may have read about – or already seen, depending on where you are – the latest tweak to Facebook’s interface: the disappearance of the likes counter.
Facebook’s News Feed algorithm determines what users see on its platform – from funny memes to comments from friends. The company regularly updates this algorithm, which can dramatically change what… Continue Reading Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy