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Media concentration climbs in Canada as newsrooms shrink
3 years ago

Media concentration climbs in Canada as newsrooms shrink

By  •  News

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

If the Canadian media landscape is a pie, few people are getting a piece of it right now.

“If we look at the mediascape as… Continue Reading Media concentration climbs in Canada as newsrooms shrink

New study finds people read printed newspapers—if they are free and delivered directly to them
3 years ago

New study finds people read printed newspapers—if they are free and delivered directly to them

By  •  News, Research

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

People still read printed newspapers—free ones, at least.

A study produced by BrandSpark International and Metroland Media found that about 75 per cent of Ontarians… Continue Reading New study finds people read printed newspapers—if they are free and delivered directly to them

Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC
3 years ago

Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC

By  •  News

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Information released by the Liberal government on Feb. 19 details $115 million in cuts to the CBC along with several other services.

Budgets for sports programming were… Continue Reading Liberals release details of budget cuts made in 2012, including several made at CBC

Eduardo Lima wins Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award
3 years ago

Eduardo Lima wins Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

By  •  News, People

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Photojournalist Eduardo Lima is the 2016 winner of the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award.

“I’m thrilled and honoured for the opportunity to work at The Canadian… Continue Reading Eduardo Lima wins Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award

While workers strike, Chronicle Herald starts hiring
3 years ago

While workers strike, Chronicle Herald starts hiring

By  •  News, Work

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

The Chronicle Herald is hiring while its newsroom staff pickets outside.

A job ad for multiple team editors and a content writer based in Sydney,… Continue Reading While workers strike, Chronicle Herald starts hiring

Live-tweeting the Ghomeshi trial demystifies court process
3 years ago

Live-tweeting the Ghomeshi trial demystifies court process

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

Many people don’t understand what it’s like for sexual violence survivors to go through the criminal justice system.

“Often times, we think that it’s cut… Continue Reading Live-tweeting the Ghomeshi trial demystifies court process