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How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems
2 years 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
Front pages the day after Jody Wilson-Raybould’s testimony
2 years 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.
How journalists can rebut Trump’s ‘fake news’ claim
2 years 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.
The new partisan press
2 years ago

The new partisan press

We have entered an electronic era of hyperpartisan political information.
Ford’s tuition changes put campus media at risk
2 years ago

Ford’s tuition changes put campus media at risk

The move sparks discussions about whether a free student press is essential on campuses.
Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
2 years ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

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 amounts of disinformation and hate in…
Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout
2 years ago

Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout

More questions than answers as finance minister unveils supports to Canadian news.
Canadian front pages after cannabis legalization
2 years ago

Canadian front pages after cannabis legalization

On Oct. 17, cannabis became legal in Canada. Here’s how newspapers across the country heralded in a new era of legalization on their front covers. This post will be updated with more front pages as they become available. To submit…
A window into USMCA trade talks coverage with Katie Simpson
2 years ago

A window into USMCA trade talks coverage with Katie Simpson

By  •  News, Politics
“We're there to ask questions. I think it's important that we are there to do that for a Canadian outlet”: Simpson
Front pages after new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal; Quebec election
2 years ago

Front pages after new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal; Quebec election

By  •  News, Politics
October 1 was a big news day for Canada. After weeks of negotiations, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and U.S. President Donald Trump announced a new trade deal, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, to replace…