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How Ottawa should spend its $50 million to support local news
3 weeks 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
2 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
5 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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