Who holds officials accountable when cities like Thunder Bay, Ont., rife with political and racial tensions, have no local reporters?
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As 2018 dawns, it’s clear that Canada’s news media are in danger of lurching into the abyss unless Ottawa takes action soon.
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Canadians often mourn the loss of their local newspaper. But there’s a disconnect, because few Canadians actually pay for a local news subscription.
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Here’s how journalists can band together to start worker owned media outlets.
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Experts investigating local news ecosystems research community characteristics that may predict news poverty
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While big-city newsrooms discuss the future of local news, the voice of rural Canada wanes.
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John Ferri, VP of Current Affairs and Documentaries at TVO, explains how the Ontario Hub model will work.
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Wawatay Native Communication Society says it was denied the Toronto and Ottawa licenses because of its government funding.
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