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Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism
1 year ago

Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism

Amber Bernard and Ryan Running Rabbit joined the collaborative journalism project as part of JHR’s Indigenous Reporters Program
Survey: making social media giants share ad revenue would support local journalism, say newsroom leaders
1 year ago

Survey: making social media giants share ad revenue would support local journalism, say newsroom leaders

More than 80% of respondents across print and broadcasting reporting lower ad revenue during COVID-19
Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police
1 year ago

Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police

A tendency to go with the 'police said' narrative without outwardly questioning if it is right is a continuing failure of journalism
Ideals versus practice: The complex roles of modern journalists
1 year ago

Ideals versus practice: The complex roles of modern journalists

The Journalistic Role Performance project is examining the evolution of journalists’ practice during a period of deep disruption for news organizations
Journalism jobs are precarious, financially insecure and require family support
2 years ago

Journalism jobs are precarious, financially insecure and require family support

Nearly all study participants had been laid off — in most cases, multiple times
What COVID-19 teaches us about the divide between mainstream and multilingual media
2 years ago

What COVID-19 teaches us about the divide between mainstream and multilingual media

A five-part research series by New Canadian Media unpacks the impacts of ethnic media’s pandemic coverage for multilingual communities. Here’s how we did it
Survey: recent journalism grads working at weekly newspapers hit hardest by pandemic
2 years ago

Survey: recent journalism grads working at weekly newspapers hit hardest by pandemic

New journalists find communities engaged with COVID-19 news, but important stories unrelated to pandemic going uncovered
Follow the Money: Into the Nursing Home Complex
2 years ago

Follow the Money: Into the Nursing Home Complex

Zaid Noorsumar investigates how long-term care coverage missed the warning signs of a system in crisis
TikTok For News: Why there’s a place for journalism on the app
2 years ago

TikTok For News: Why there’s a place for journalism on the app

Attracting younger followers is one reason media organizations in Canada should start thinking about adding the platform to their social queue
Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters
2 years ago

Parler is bringing together mainstream conservatives, anti-Semites and white supremacists as the social media platform attracts millions of Trump supporters

While it’s too early to tell if Parler is here to stay, it has already achieved a reputation and level of engagement that has overtaken other alternative platforms