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Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future
1 year ago

Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future

Survey of small-market papers finds workers anxious about ad revenue, stressed about digital competition but still have their readers’ trust
Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey
1 year ago

Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey

Journalists worldwide surveyed on how PR pitches, social media algorithms, data privacy and more are affecting their jobs in 2019
Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it
1 year ago

Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it

In the wake of a series of coordinated attacks that claimed more than 250 lives on April 21, the government of Sri Lanka shut off its residents’ access to social media and online messaging systems, including Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube,…
Which online skills are journalism bosses expecting from students?
1 year ago

Which online skills are journalism bosses expecting from students?

Research shows that social media presence can help and hurt emerging reporters’ prospects
A millennial buys the local paper
1 year ago

A millennial buys the local paper

Why a 24-year old gives up city life for a job at his local paper and then, five years later, buys it
Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice
1 year ago

Here’s how metrics and analytics are changing newsroom practice

There’s an ongoing debate about whether the influence of audience data is good or bad for journalistic practice. But it’s not the audience data that’s an issue – it’s the way they’re used
Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?
1 year ago

Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?

When the island paper was sold to Black Press Media, Haida Gwaii residents began to re-evaluate their relationship to local news
How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
1 year ago

How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

With the current pervasive use of online media for personal and academic reasons, it’s necessary for students to have skills to confidently filter and decipher what they’re reading.