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Local news snapshot finds journalists split on their future
1 month 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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Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation
2 months ago

Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation

The Ontario city of Thunder Bay is in the headlines these days for all the wrong reasons. Canada’s highest rates of murder and violent crime. The highest number of hate… Continue Reading Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation

There’s a one-woman show in Deloraine, Manitoba
2 months ago

There’s a one-woman show in Deloraine, Manitoba

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After 14 years of newsroom cuts, reporter Judy Wells is determined to keep her local paper alive
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A millennial buys the local paper
3 months ago

A millennial buys the local paper

Why a 24-year old gives up city life for a job at his local paper and then, five years later, buys it
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How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems
3 months ago

How Doug Ford is endangering local news ecosystems

Since the Ontario premier announced changes to student fee policies, many have called out the risks for campus media. But weakening student journalism won’t just threaten the schools’ information access
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A fourth-generation newspaper rides the waves of change
3 months ago

A fourth-generation newspaper rides the waves of change

Why a 109-year old, family-owned Alberta outlet remains optimistic about the future despite a shifting rural population
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Delivery by the thousands beneath glacier-clad peaks
4 months ago

Delivery by the thousands beneath glacier-clad peaks

How a woman from southern Ontario and a man from the Prairies figured out local-news survival in B.C.’s Kootenays
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Bail out the journalists, not their bosses
4 months ago

Bail out the journalists, not their bosses

Rather than bolstering the corporations that have decimated Canada’s media ecosystem, the federal tax incentive package should be used to fund journalists’ work
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