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Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security
1 day ago

Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security

Recent years have not been kind to journalism. In Canada, there are numerous examples of reduced work schedules and publication closures, along with other signs of decline.

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Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests
1 week 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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Let’s shift the journalism industry in Canada, together
3 weeks ago

Let’s shift the journalism industry in Canada, together

Announcing the Independent News Challenge, a nine-week program to help journalist entrepreneurs and small publishers grow
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Writing decent work into the future of news
4 months ago

Writing decent work into the future of news

Journalists are among the many workers whose employment has become precarious in the transition to a digital economy. Their core values and the quality of the news are threatened as a result. The threat to our democracy is even greater. Decent work must be written into plans for Canada’s news media industry to create a responsible future
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A paltry number of Canadians are paying for online news
5 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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