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
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
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
Map will track news outlet closures and openings across the country.
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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