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Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?
3 years ago

Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?

When the island paper was sold to Black Press Media, Haida Gwaii residents began to re-evaluate their relationship to local news
How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media
3 years ago

How analyzing patterns helps students spot deceptive media

With the current pervasive use of online media for personal and academic reasons, it’s necessary for students to have skills to confidently filter and decipher what they’re reading.
Not gold, but close
3 years ago

Not gold, but close

The warming effects of local media in a subarctic town
It’s a fact
3 years ago

It’s a fact

Angie Holan is sitting at her desk, lost in the chatter of the newsroom around her. Phones ringing, keyboards clicking, pens stroking across pieces of paper. It is March 25, 2008, and her thoughts are interrupted by the sound of…
Survey: Are j-school grads ready to tackle social media journalism?
3 years ago

Survey: Are j-school grads ready to tackle social media journalism?

Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source. That’s according to the Pew Research Centre, which found that one-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who say…
Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
3 years ago

Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation

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 amounts of disinformation and hate in…
J-Source is extending the deadline of our gender diversity survey
3 years ago

J-Source is extending the deadline of our gender diversity survey

The results of this survey will provide crucial information about representation in newsrooms.
Over 250 Canadian news media outlets have closed in the last 10 years
3 years ago

Over 250 Canadian news media outlets have closed in the last 10 years

According to data collected by the Local News Research Project, a majority of closures have been community papers.
When journalists report social media as public opinion
3 years ago

When journalists report social media as public opinion

Journalists should be careful when using social media posts to report what the public thinks, and should tell readers how the data was collected.
What Canada’s major media are forgetting when they report on oil
3 years ago

What Canada’s major media are forgetting when they report on oil

Uncritical coverage of industry projections means climate change is left out of the picture.
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