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Journalism’s Assange problem
6 days 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

Seven students each awarded $10,000 in fellowships
2 weeks ago

Seven students each awarded $10,000 in fellowships

The fellows are working on a Canada-wide collaborative investigative project facilitated by the Institute for Investigative Journalism
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Postmedia posts bigger Q2 loss as revenue from print operations continues decline
2 weeks ago

Postmedia posts bigger Q2 loss as revenue from print operations continues decline

Postmedia Network Canada Corp. says it lost nearly $5.1 million in the second quarter as its revenue dropped 7.5 per cent compared with last year as a result of shifting advertising… Continue Reading Postmedia posts bigger Q2 loss as revenue from print operations continues decline

Can a news media that doesn’t really oppose fascism ever cover it well?
2 weeks ago

Can a news media that doesn’t really oppose fascism ever cover it well?

Despite an endless cycle of missteps, call-outs and apologies, Canadian journalism has a terrible track record holding far-right groups to account – whether they’re in the streets or public office. Until there’s a much deeper reckoning, it’s unlikely to get any better
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Institute for Nonprofit News welcomes The Narwhal as sole Canadian member
2 weeks ago

Institute for Nonprofit News welcomes The Narwhal as sole Canadian member

By  •  News

The institute recognizes publications committed to transparency and independence in public interest, investigative journalism
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Media on the move: April 10
2 weeks ago

Media on the move: April 10

By  •  News, People

Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves
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What Justin Brake’s recent win means for press freedom in 2019
3 weeks ago

What Justin Brake’s recent win means for press freedom in 2019

Justin Brake, a former reporter for the Newfoundland news site The Independent, wasn’t the only winner when the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal cleared him of a civil charge… Continue Reading What Justin Brake’s recent win means for press freedom in 2019