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We’re losing journalists. And PR jobs are rising
1 week ago

We’re losing journalists. And PR jobs are rising

There are fewer journalists per capita in B.C. today than there have been in a generation, reveals recent census data
What French-language audiences might not see in their climate change news
2 months ago

What French-language audiences might not see in their climate change news

Some media outlets in Canada have increased resources for environmental journalism, but continue to struggle with addressing across coverage
The case of two Calgary newspapers
2 months ago

The case of two Calgary newspapers

What the merger of the Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun shows about journalists’ social identity
The COVID years: Risk, reward and rethinking priorities 
5 months ago

The COVID years: Risk, reward and rethinking priorities 

What the rise of hate, a surge in government support and a relentless pandemic have meant for media in Canada
At the gate of disaster
9 months ago

At the gate of disaster

A case study on the promotion of climate science rejectionism by mainstream news outlets and e-commerce companies
Discordant or just different? A comparison of community newspaper data in Canada
10 months ago

Discordant or just different? A comparison of community newspaper data in Canada

What the local news map and an industry group snapshot show — and what they don’t — about the state of community journalism
Bottom-up, audience-driven and shut down: How HuffPost Canada left its mark on Canadian media
11 months ago

Bottom-up, audience-driven and shut down: How HuffPost Canada left its mark on Canadian media

HuffPost Canada was abruptly shut down on March 9, 2021, by Buzzfeed as part of a broad restructuring plan for the company. This closure came two weeks after two dozen workers filed for union certification
Saving journalism: views on how to pay for reliable information
12 months ago

Saving journalism: views on how to pay for reliable information

Many countries are experimenting with different forms of government support and policies but the question is what works best and is sustainable in each context
Black in the jury box: Media is the message
1 year ago

Black in the jury box: Media is the message

Crime reporting is one of the oldest forms of journalism. It tells us who should be feared and who should be punished for tearing the social fabric. But its often sensational approach has consequences