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Field Notes

A generation of journalists are struggling
1 year ago

A generation of journalists are struggling

Over the last three years, I’ve had some version of this conversation with countless young Canadian journalists.

“I’m so anxious right now.”

“My work laid off 15 per cent of… Continue Reading A generation of journalists are struggling

Vanishing City Hall
1 year ago

Vanishing City Hall

Dale Bass started her 45-year journalism career in 1973 at the London Free Press. She remembers a bustling newsroom of 185, with two or three city hall reporters. Bass would sometimes be… Continue Reading Vanishing City Hall

Building trust at the local level
1 year ago

Building trust at the local level

Community reporters have the opportunity to connect directly with their audiences. But are they earning reader confidence? Canadians aren’t so sure.
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Back to the books
1 year ago

Back to the books

Like the heroine of her favourite film, Educating Rita, Amanda Lee found herself in graduate writing school as a mature student.
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ATIPs from A to Z
1 year ago

ATIPs from A to Z

What does it take to publish investigative journalism using access to information and privacy requests?
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Journalism, justice and #MeToo
1 year ago

Journalism, justice and #MeToo

New York Times journalist Katie Benner discusses the challenges of reporting on sexual assault allegations.
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