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About Steph Wechsler

Steph Wechsler is J-Source's managing editor.
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Media on the move: October 24
3 years ago

Media on the move: October 24

By  •  News, People
Here’s our regular update on the moves, hires and promotions in Canadian journalism. Want your job move featured? Tweet it to us or use the hashtag #cdnmediamoves. A close call for a potentially huge merger. Wow, big hire for…
Community newspapers now eligible to compete for National Newspaper Awards
3 years ago

Community newspapers now eligible to compete for National Newspaper Awards

By  •  Awards
Community newspapers across Canada will be eligible to enter the National Newspaper Awards this year for the first time.
Canadian front pages after cannabis legalization
3 years ago

Canadian front pages after cannabis legalization

On Oct. 17, cannabis became legal in Canada. Here’s how newspapers across the country heralded in a new era of legalization on their front covers. This post will be updated with more front pages as they become available. To submit…
Live Blog: Covering Canada
4 years ago

Live Blog: Covering Canada

Renewed international interest in all things Canadian means even we’re looking at our country from a different perspective.
How to scale our understanding of local news health
4 years ago

How to scale our understanding of local news health

The economics of local news are no small challenge, but soon we may be able to anticipate significant causes of unhealthy news ecosystems in different U.S. cities.

Continue Reading How to scale our understanding of local news health

Investigating the family that owns a province
4 years ago

Investigating the family that owns a province

Bruce Livesey’s reporting has earned him a first ever NNA for a digital outlet, and two NMA noms.

Continue Reading Investigating the family that owns a province

News needs of smaller communities require special attention, researcher says
5 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 Robert Washburn said during a recent presentation at the Ryerson…
Canadian news consumers unaware of financial strain on the industry
5 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 a new study that examined the state of Canadian news…
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