J-Source publisher and co-author of upcoming book ‘The End of the CBC’ breaks down the regulatory recommendations that have industry watchdogs in a tailspin
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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
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.
‘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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Announcing the Independent News Challenge, a nine-week program to help journalist entrepreneurs and small publishers grow
Read More Continue Reading Let’s shift the journalism industry in Canada, together
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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“Who – or what – will do journalism in this AI-enhanced and automated world, and how will they do it?”
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How do democracies deal with disinformation that is indistinguishable from journalism?
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