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Field Notes

What does it take to run a sustainable news startup?
6 months ago

What does it take to run a sustainable news startup?

Canada has seen a sharp increase in the number of media startups in the last few years. Here’s how four have managed to sustain themselves
Refugee pirate radio tracks forgotten Burundi conflict
8 months ago

Refugee pirate radio tracks forgotten Burundi conflict

Since the summer of 2015, journalists in exile are attracting growing WhatsApp audiences at home
Balancing privacy and transparency when reporting on minors
10 months ago

Balancing privacy and transparency when reporting on minors

Journalists on the challenges of holding the youth justice system to account
Can women’s media ever be “authentically” feminist?
1 year ago

Can women’s media ever be “authentically” feminist?

The RRJ's Katherine Singh explores the state of commerce and the limits of feminism in women's magazines
The future of videojournalism at CTV
1 year ago

The future of videojournalism at CTV

Traditional reporting jobs in limbo at CTV1 as Bell Media restructures
Another tool in the toolbox
1 year ago

Another tool in the toolbox

How newspapers are utilizing podcasts to grow their audiences and revenue
The Logic’s David Skok on its new partnership with Postmedia
1 year ago

The Logic’s David Skok on its new partnership with Postmedia

What’s next for the year-old journalism startup having established itself as a major new player and now, taken on a strategic investment
Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms
1 year ago

Former reporter creates ‘Rate my Professor’ for newsrooms

This piece was originally published on Columbia Journalism Review’s website and appears here with the editor’s permission. In a corner of a big, empty Krispy Kreme in Atlanta, Valeria Sistrunk is nibbling on a donut. She is 27, with wide…
Hope in the local news landscape
1 year ago

Hope in the local news landscape

2019 issue of the RRJ takes a look at how small communities across Canada are fighting to keep local reporting alive