The social media giant pledges funds to launch a Local News Accelerator
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The Varsity’s reporters have found no shortage of business stories to cover at the University of Toronto. Will other student papers follow their lead?
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“In a city with 700,000 people, roughly, (and) only one (English-language print) media outlet, it leaves a big space for others to come in:” Joel Wittenbel.
Read More Continue Reading The Pointer launches for Brampton readers
According to data collected by the Local News Research Project, a majority of closures have been community papers.
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Among the winners is an app that lets people make micro-podcasts and a sports newsletter aimed at women.
Read More Continue Reading Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups
“There are now three full time Canadian reporters — print reporters — on the ground in Washington. We have 250 reporters at Politico”: Luiza Ch. Savage.
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Torstar says the Toronto Star and iPolitics will maintain separate bureaus in Ottawa.
Read More Continue Reading Torstar Corp. buying Ottawa-based political news website iPolitics Inc.
“It’s clear that the company’s threat of a lockout influenced the result:” CWA Canada president.
Read More Continue Reading Ottawa Citizen, Sun union vote in favour of new contract