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Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest
1 month ago

Riot or resistance? How media frames unrest in Minneapolis will shape public’s view of protest

Narratives about the Women’s March and anti-Trump protests gave voice to protesters and significantly explored their grievances. Protests about anti-Black racism and Indigenous people’s rights received the least legitimizing coverage, with them more often seen as threatening and violent
Ink-Stained Wretches want local government to fight for their newsrooms
1 month ago

Ink-Stained Wretches want local government to fight for their newsrooms

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A newly formed advocacy group of former Record staffers say they want to rally community journalists and civic leaders to save local journalism
Memo: PMNA announces ‘temporary’ layoffs after Torstar cancels contracts
1 month ago

Memo: PMNA announces ‘temporary’ layoffs after Torstar cancels contracts

By  •  News, Memos
The following memo was sent to staff on June 3 from Ed Brouwer, managing director of Pagemasters North America
Online, multilingual media locked out of Ford pressers
1 month ago

Online, multilingual media locked out of Ford pressers

As physical scrums give way to remote conference calls, holding government to account in Ontario is becoming a game of broken telephone
Memo: Toronto Sun editor on lockdown, recent ‘negativity’ and layoffs update
2 months ago

Memo: Toronto Sun editor on lockdown, recent ‘negativity’ and layoffs update

By  •  News, Memos
Four voluntary buyouts replace six layoffs and editor acknowledges 'negativity thrown towards the Sun for our reporting on specific issues that are ongoing in the city of Toronto'
Inside a northern collaboration
2 months ago

Inside a northern collaboration

The crew behind a collaboration by Up Here and APTN prove that the connections that make reporting run deep can only be made on the ground
Third-language media say they’re left behind by government relief measures
2 months ago

Third-language media say they’re left behind by government relief measures

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Financial supports for businesses including news publications are trickling out. But communities relying on outlets reporting in languages of comfort are at risk of losing those vital information sources to 'nine-alarm fire'
How Indiegraf helped launch 6 local news outlets during COVID-19
2 months ago

How Indiegraf helped launch 6 local news outlets during COVID-19

As the big newspaper chains falter, a new network of independent journalist-entrepreneurs aims to make starting a digital news outlet easy
Inside the manhunt
2 months ago

Inside the manhunt

A reporter’s look into covering the cross-country manhunt for Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod