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
Ontario funding cuts threaten alternative magazines
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In the absence of media scrutiny, politicians have started to spin their own stories
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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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In 2020, eligible Canadian newsrooms are set to receive tax credits and access to donee status
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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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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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“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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