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Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
2 years ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

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 amounts of disinformation and hate in…
Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout
2 years ago

Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout

More questions than answers as finance minister unveils supports to Canadian news.
Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters
2 years ago

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

How a British expat and a team of Yellowknifers are taking over the airwaves with their hyperlocal station
The Pointer launches for Brampton readers
2 years 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.
Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups
2 years ago

Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups

Among the winners is an app that lets people make micro-podcasts and a sports newsletter aimed at women.
New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage
2 years 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.
The Sprawl is growing
2 years 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.
ATIP Twitter bot aims for access reform
2 years 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.
AB Today to launch ahead of Alberta elections
2 years ago

AB Today to launch ahead of Alberta elections

Allison Smith, publisher of Queen’s Park Today, said her first expansion property, BC Today, was profitable in six months.
Winnipeg Free Press’s 24-hour food focus attracts viewers
2 years ago

Winnipeg Free Press’s 24-hour food focus attracts viewers

The “Food for Thought” project, which covered 24 stories from across Winnipeg, has an average read time of 19 minutes.