Staying Alive: Understanding News Deserts with Anita Li

Newsroom convergence means Canada has seen a rise in news deserts and ghost newsrooms. Media consultant Anita Li explores the consequences, effects and innovative solutions on geographic and cultural communities across the country. Continue Reading Staying Alive: Understanding News Deserts with Anita Li

Staying Alive: The Reality of Freelancing with Nora Loreto

As freelance journalism increasingly becomes the norm in the broadcasting industry, Canadian Freelance Union President Nora Loreto discusses strategies for entrepreneurs to succeed in a challenging media environment. Continue Reading Staying Alive: The Reality of Freelancing with Nora Loreto

Staying Alive: Post-Pandemic Broadcasting with Adrian Harewood

From FAST streaming news channels to continued remote production, journalism professor Adrian Harewood analyzes the effects of post-pandemic local broadcasting in Canada. Continue Reading Staying Alive: Post-Pandemic Broadcasting with Adrian Harewood

Introducing Staying Alive: Preserving Local News in Canada

TMU instructor and broadcaster Winston Sih expands conversations with local news experts with Season 2 of journalism research podcast Continue Reading Introducing Staying Alive: Preserving Local News in Canada

Montreal Gazette: A case for the local ownership of community news media

While local ownership brings a level of accountability to the news business, it is worth taking a moment to think about how to actually build a more responsible, community-focused news source Continue Reading Montreal Gazette: A case for the local ownership of community news media

Postmedia strikes deal to buy Irving’s newspaper chain in New Brunswick

Toronto-based Postmedia has announced it will purchase all of the daily and weekly newspapers owned by New Brunswick’s Irving family Continue Reading Postmedia strikes deal to buy Irving’s newspaper chain in New Brunswick

Postmedia CEO sees growth in digital revenue as early signs of recovery from pandemic

The CEO of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. said Thursday that he’s hopeful that growth in revenue from the publisher’s digital products is a sign of a recovery from the worst impact of the pandemic. Continue Reading Postmedia CEO sees growth in digital revenue as early signs of recovery from pandemic

Six lessons from a year of supporting independent local news startups

Indiegraf’s co-founder and CEO on how the media network is making an impact in news deserts across North America Continue Reading Six lessons from a year of supporting independent local news startups

Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture

Creators will now have the option to require a payment for audiences to access their content on Apple’s platform Continue Reading Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture

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