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Will people pay for hyper-local news?
2 years 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.
VIDEO: A new leaf—The future of Canadian cannabis reporting
2 years ago

VIDEO: A new leaf—The future of Canadian cannabis reporting

Journalists analyze the evolution of cannabis reporting in Canada as legalization approaches.
New documentary will look at state of Canadian journalism industry
2 years ago

New documentary will look at state of Canadian journalism industry

Shattered is directed Lindsay Fitzgerald, a graduate of Ryerson’s journalism and documentary-media MFA programs.
Great Canadian Longform is curating the best of Canadian non-fiction writing
2 years ago

Great Canadian Longform is curating the best of Canadian non-fiction writing

The website was started by Rob Csernyik to connect Canadians with features about their country.
National Observer aiming to raise $1 million to build audience
2 years 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.
Carleton student newspaper launches crowdfunding campaign
2 years ago

Carleton student newspaper launches crowdfunding campaign

Student newspapers face many of the same pressures as larger media outlets.
La Presse’s new not-for-profit structure “a leap of faith”
2 years ago

La Presse’s new not-for-profit structure “a leap of faith”

There’s a lot of interest in non-profit news models — but no silver bullets for success.
The Discourse hosts workshops to improve coverage of refugee stories
2 years ago

The Discourse hosts workshops to improve coverage of refugee stories

Workshops led to development of two toolkits for journalists and migrants to use.
Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers
2 years ago

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers’ understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism. Globe and Mail reporter Susan Krashinsky Robertson has taken a three-month leave from her reporting duties…
New media outlet challenging mainstream refugee coverage
2 years ago

New media outlet challenging mainstream refugee coverage

The founders of Mediafugees were alarmed by the mainstream media’s coverage of immigration and refugee issues.