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Torstar reports Q2 loss as revenue drops and restructuring costs rise
5 months ago

Torstar reports Q2 loss as revenue drops and restructuring costs rise

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Torstar Corp. says it had a $17.4 million loss attributable to equity shareholders in the second quarter, as revenue dropped 11 per cent compared with the same time last… Continue Reading Torstar reports Q2 loss as revenue drops and restructuring costs rise

How The Canadian Press is using bots to build the future of election coverage
5 months ago

How The Canadian Press is using bots to build the future of election coverage

Digital journalist Lucas Timmons on the automation tool that’s here to help reporters in Canada cover #elxn43 with easy access to data and computer-generated summaries
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Writing decent work into the future of news
5 months 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
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Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy
5 months ago

Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm determines what users see on its platform – from funny memes to comments from friends. The company regularly updates this algorithm, which can dramatically change what… Continue Reading Facebook algorithm changes suppressed journalism and meddled with democracy

Media on the move: July 24
5 months ago

Media on the move: July 24

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Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves
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The Canadian Press appoints veteran journalist Andrea Baillie as editor-in-chief
5 months ago

The Canadian Press appoints veteran journalist Andrea Baillie as editor-in-chief

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The Canadian Press is promoting managing editor Andrea Baillie to editor-in-chief, the first woman to oversee editorial operations at the national news wire.

The veteran wire news journalist will take the place of Stephen… Continue Reading The Canadian Press appoints veteran journalist Andrea Baillie as editor-in-chief