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Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat
8 months ago

Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat

What re-reading Camus’s The Plague can tell us about media, literature and social memory in times of crisis
Toronto Star editor: Why we’re offering free digital access to essential coronavirus information
9 months ago

Toronto Star editor: Why we’re offering free digital access to essential coronavirus information

By  •  News, Columns
Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle on lifting the paywall on public service coverage
What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?
9 months ago

What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?

As original coverage is increasingly replaced with U.S. wire copy, gaps in local cultural reporting belie a worrying trend
Christie Blatchford Doesn’t Deserve Her Eulogy
9 months ago

Christie Blatchford Doesn’t Deserve Her Eulogy

Let's tell the truth about Blatchford's toxic legacy
Edward Madojemu on innovation, agency and shared experience in the world of VR
9 months ago

Edward Madojemu on innovation, agency and shared experience in the world of VR

By  •  Columns
What 360-graphic novels can teach us about non-fiction storytelling
What readers miss out on when newsrooms aren’t diverse
10 months ago

What readers miss out on when newsrooms aren’t diverse

By  •  Columns
The stories we're told are shaped by those with clout. What about the voices we're not hearing from?
Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold
10 months ago

Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold

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
Tech trends that could change news media in 2020
10 months ago

Tech trends that could change news media in 2020

From 5G to 3D, 360 video, here are some exciting tech developments rife with potential for news content producers
Local news outlets can fill the media trust gap – but the public needs to pony up
11 months ago

Local news outlets can fill the media trust gap – but the public needs to pony up

The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it profitable