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Writing decent work into the future of news
1 year ago

Writing decent work into the future of news

Journalists are among the many workers whose employment has become precarious in the transition to a digital economy. Their core values and the quality of the news are threatened as a result. The threat to our democracy is even greater. Decent work must be written into plans for Canada’s news media industry to create a responsible future
The future of videojournalism at CTV
1 year ago

The future of videojournalism at CTV

Traditional reporting jobs in limbo at CTV1 as Bell Media restructures
BuzzFeed News Canada union begins bargaining
1 year ago

BuzzFeed News Canada union begins bargaining

By  •  News, Labour
The media giant is one of many digital newsrooms with workers organizing to protect their jobs
Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms
2 years ago

Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms

This piece was originally published on Columbia Journalism Review’s website and appears here with the editor’s permission. In a corner of a big, empty Krispy Kreme in Atlanta, Valeria Sistrunk is nibbling on a donut. She is 27, with wide…
Morale described as ‘grim’ at Globe and Mail newsroom in lead-up to voluntary buyout offer
2 years ago

Morale described as ‘grim’ at Globe and Mail newsroom in lead-up to voluntary buyout offer

The paper will cut $10-million in labour costs, publisher told staff, and employees can accept voluntary package until May 29  
What happens when newsrooms get automated?
2 years ago

What happens when newsrooms get automated?

Journalists aren’t the only workers adjusting to the changes
25 laid off at Red Deer Advocate
2 years ago

25 laid off at Red Deer Advocate

The news comes as Black Press Ltd. closes newspaper’s pressroom and mailroom
Journalism industry bailout outlined with no details on oversight panel
2 years ago

Journalism industry bailout outlined with no details on oversight panel

In 2020, eligible Canadian newsrooms are set to receive tax credits and access to donee status
Media companies on notice over traumatized journalists after landmark court decision
2 years ago

Media companies on notice over traumatized journalists after landmark court decision

Matthew Ricketson, Deakin University and Alexandra Wake, RMIT University A landmark ruling by an Australian court is expected to have international consequences for newsrooms, with media companies on notice they face large compensation claims if they fail to…