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News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says
3 years ago

News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

The ongoing discussion about the state of Canadian news media tends to overlook what’s happening in smaller communities, local news advocate… Continue Reading News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says

Suburban and rural communities underserved by local media, new election research suggests
3 years ago

Suburban and rural communities underserved by local media, new election research suggests

By  •  Research

By Jasmine Bala for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

The amount of news available about local contests for member of Parliament during the 2015 federal election depended on where in… Continue Reading Suburban and rural communities underserved by local media, new election research suggests

As the ink fades
3 years ago

As the ink fades

By  •  Business

By Jaren Kerr

On September 11, 2001, Jeff Brodrucky helped hand out 10,000 copies of the Toronto Star to commuters passing through the Yonge-Sheppard subway station in Toronto.

“I gave… Continue Reading As the ink fades

Meet the Prairies’ newest newspaper magnate
4 years ago

Meet the Prairies’ newest newspaper magnate

By Jim Cunningham

Roger Holmes is busy man these days.

The personable 65-year-old publisher of the weekly Star Edge in Wainwright, Alta and owner of Star News Publishing spent the… Continue Reading Meet the Prairies’ newest newspaper magnate

Globe Public Editor: A parliamentary committee to save the news? Good luck with that
4 years ago

Globe Public Editor: A parliamentary committee to save the news? Good luck with that

 

By Sylvia Stead, for the Globe and Mail

This week in Ottawa, Parliament’s Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage began to study how Canadians “are informed about local and regional… Continue Reading Globe Public Editor: A parliamentary committee to save the news? Good luck with that