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Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
8 months ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

By  •  News, Politics, Innovation

Public Policy Forum President & CEO Edward Greenspon and recently appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen announced the launch of a multi-year project to analyze and respond to the increasing… Continue Reading Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage
10 months ago

New report finds newspaper cuts bad news for local political coverage

Public Policy Forum research could indicate that local newspapers are being saturated by wire service stories, rather than featuring local political coverage.
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Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s the public interest in the future of Canadian media?
2 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s the public interest in the future of Canadian media?

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star

What happens if and when there are no news media?

That is the critical question at the heart of an essential public conversation… Continue Reading Toronto Star Public Editor: What’s the public interest in the future of Canadian media?

Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry
2 years ago

Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry

By Steph Wechsler for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre

Although Canadians value journalism and believe it is essential to a well-functioning democracy, they don’t want to pay for it, concludes… Continue Reading Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry