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Local News Research Project

We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada
1 month ago

We mapped all the media impacts of COVID-19 in Canada

From pay cuts to layoffs, print reductions to closures, thousands across the industry are hit hard by the pandemic
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New research project explores best practices for philanthropic support for journalism
3 months ago

New research project explores best practices for philanthropic support for journalism

By  •  News, Research

A new study launched by the Local News Research Project at Ryerson’s School of Journalism will explore what can be learned from other countries about philanthropic support for news media
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The long decline of journalism in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality

By  •  News

The population is older and dwindling, local coverage is being cut back and there are fewer working journalists. One entrepreneur thinks solid reporting can turn the tide — but is that enough to revitalize journalism in Cape Breton?

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Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future
1 year ago

Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future

Survey of small-market papers finds workers anxious about ad revenue, stressed about digital competition but still have their readers’ trust
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