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The future of local news is one bound with our own
1 month ago

The future of local news is one bound with our own

By  •  Commentary, Analysis

By illuminating both the values and challenges besetting local journalism, we can reimagine a new day for local news.
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Inside a small town newsroom in a time of news poverty
3 months ago

Inside a small town newsroom in a time of news poverty

At the The Chatham Daily News and Chatham-Kent This Week, reporters have had to change with the times.
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How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news
5 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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A study in news poverty in Thunder Bay
6 months ago

A study in news poverty in Thunder Bay

When a massive corruption scandal erupted in Thunder Bay, where were the newspaper reporters?
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New survey investigates state of smaller-market newspapers in Canada
7 months ago

New survey investigates state of smaller-market newspapers in Canada

By  •  News, Education

The Canadian data will be compared to the results of the U.S. questionnaire, as well as results from Spain and Austria where the survey is also being conducted.
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The CRTC’s “Big Telecom” blind spot
7 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
7 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
9 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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