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
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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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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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Bill C-58 is in its final stages. What happens to the public’s right-to-know if it passes?
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A five-point plan for mainstream media to cover fewer royal babies and more of our unfolding catastrophe
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