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Telling stories from all directions
4 months ago

Telling stories from all directions

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign.

It was an overwhelmingly humid summer day in Hong Kong when Adrian Ma, professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism, found himself… Continue Reading Telling stories from all directions

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
5 months ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

By  •  News, Politics, Innovation

Public Policy Forum President & CEO Edward Greenspon and recently appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen announced the launch of a multi-year project to analyze and respond to the increasing… Continue Reading Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters
5 months ago

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

Yellowknife elected a new mayor on Oct. 15. When candidate Adrian Bell announced he was conceding, he didn’t tell CBC, or the local newspaper, or mainstream FM station. He told… Continue Reading Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

The Pointer launches for Brampton readers
7 months ago

The Pointer launches for Brampton readers

“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.
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New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage
7 months ago

New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage

Public Policy Forum research could indicate that local newspapers are being saturated by wire service stories, rather than featuring local political coverage.
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The Sprawl is growing
7 months ago

The Sprawl is growing

Calgary based media outlet has upgraded to a new website and has big plans after participating in the Digital News Innovation Challenge.
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ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform
7 months ago

ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform

The bot developed by Laurent Bastien requests already filed access to information requests from the federal government.
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