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How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news
8 months ago

How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news

Who holds officials accountable when cities like Thunder Bay, Ont., rife with political and racial tensions, have no local reporters?
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The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot
10 months ago

The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot

Critics say the CRTC’s policies fail to address the needs of smaller, independent broadcasters.
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Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers
11 months ago

Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers

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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Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
12 months ago

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it

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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Big stories from small places
1 year ago

Big stories from small places

Small newsrooms are filling important investigative gaps – but it isn’t easy.
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