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How Queen’s Park Today bloomed in an era of shrinking press galleries
1 month ago

How Queen’s Park Today bloomed in an era of shrinking press galleries

Success of Ontario-based legislative newsletter prompted publisher Allison Smith to expand her reach, establishing B.C. and Alberta spinoffs in the past two years
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How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems
1 month ago

How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems

Since the Ontario premier announced changes to student fee policies, many have called out the risks for campus media. But weakening student journalism won’t just threaten the schools’ information access
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Front pages the day after Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony
2 months ago

Front pages the day after Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony

Weeks after the Globe and Mail first reported that the now former attorney general was “pressured” by the PMO to ease up on fraud and corruption charges against Québec-based construction giant SNC-Lavalin, Jody Wilson-Raybould delivered her highly-anticipated testimony before the justice committee. Here’s what newspapers in Canada ran on their front pages the morning after.
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How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim
3 months ago

How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim

“Solutions journalism” aims to give more prominence to solution-oriented narratives. It reports on responses to social problems by moving the solutions out of the footnotes.
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The new partisan press
3 months ago

The new partisan press

We have entered an electronic era of hyperpartisan political information.
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Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
5 months ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

By  •  News, Politics, Innovation

Public Policy Forum President & CEO Edward Greenspon and recently appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen announced the launch of a multi-year project to analyze and respond to the increasing… Continue Reading Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation