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‘People just need proof:’ How health-care media barriers and government obstruction shaped the story of the pandemic  
4 weeks ago

‘People just need proof:’ How health-care media barriers and government obstruction shaped the story of the pandemic  

Despite ‘hitting a bureaucratic wall,’ journalists explain the importance of challenging hospital media restrictions
Could a dedicated disinformation beat help address the infodemic in Canada?
2 months ago

Could a dedicated disinformation beat help address the infodemic in Canada?

From vaccine hesitancy to the rise of far-right extremism, COVID-19 has mainstreamed conspiracy theories at an astonishing rate, with devastating impacts — but the handful of reporters and researchers addressing them in Canada say they don’t have the resources to respond to the country’s dis- and misinformation crisis alone
A truer North
5 months ago

A truer North

Local journalists from northern Canada are trying to build a better, more representative system
Change, challenges and staying the course at HafteH
5 months ago

Change, challenges and staying the course at HafteH

Montreal’s only Persian print weekly has faced high reporter turnover and audience pushback. Now, it’s trying to weather new competition online
Field notes from the university mental health crisis
12 months ago

Field notes from the university mental health crisis

At two Ontario campus newspapers, identifying the gaps in mental-health support comes with a toll on the reporters themselves
What’s plaguing Toronto’s ethnic press?
12 months ago

What’s plaguing Toronto’s ethnic press?

In a city of immigrants, non-English language newspapers play a critical role in the fight against COVID-19. Can they survive the pandemic?
What’s happening to the street beat?
1 year ago

What’s happening to the street beat?

Adjusting to new COVID-19 realities around physical distancing and an increasingly cashless economy, street papers across Canada are adapting to continue publishing and keep vendors at work
There’s no journalism on a dead planet
2 years ago

There’s no journalism on a dead planet

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Rosalyn Roy was driving home from the Gulf News office, where she used to work as a local reporter, when she noticed a young girl alone and holding a handwritten protest sign, perched on the wall in front of the Channel-Port aux Basques town hall.
Rewriting colonial narratives
2 years ago

Rewriting colonial narratives

The Eastern Door and Iorì:wase on the Mohawk-led media scene of Kahnawake, Que.
Death of an owner silences small northern Ontario paper
3 years ago

Death of an owner silences small northern Ontario paper

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Dennis Smyk was the Driftwood, the paper that was the voice of Ignace, Ont. since the ‘70s
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