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New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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AB Today to launch ahead of Alberta elections
1 year 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.
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Winnipeg Free Press’s 24-hour food focus attracts viewers
1 year 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.
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Will people pay for hyper-local news?
1 year ago

Will people pay for hyper-local news?

By  •  News, Innovation

In Victoria, B.C., local digital outlets have sprung up — but a sustainable funding model remains elusive.
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National Observer aiming to raise $1 million to build audience
1 year ago

National Observer aiming to raise $1 million to build audience

Founder and editor-in-chief Linda Solomon Wood wants to reach Canadians who haven’t heard of the National Observer.
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