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Why trauma and mental health must be discussed in journalism schools
5 years ago

Why trauma and mental health must be discussed in journalism schools

A foundation for resiliency needs to be built up before journalists are in the field.
Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers
5 years ago

Year of reckoning looms for Canada’s newspapers

As 2018 dawns, it’s clear that Canada’s news media are in danger of lurching into the abyss unless Ottawa takes action soon. Enforcing our country’s anti-trust laws to stop the corporate consolidation and cutbacks in local news coverage would help…
The news industry has always needed government support: A look back to the 1800s
5 years ago

The news industry has always needed government support: A look back to the 1800s

It turns out that newspapers in the 1830s had extensive government support.
Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it
5 years ago

Instead of mourning local news, try paying for it

Canadians often mourn the loss of their local newspaper. But there’s a disconnect, because few Canadians actually pay for a local news subscription.
What the closure of the Moose Jaw Times-Herald means for young journalists
5 years ago

What the closure of the Moose Jaw Times-Herald means for young journalists

Every time a small newspaper closes, young reporters lose an opportunity for work and experience.
Saying goodbye to Northumberland Today
5 years ago

Saying goodbye to Northumberland Today

Northumberland Today was among the papers sold to Torstar by Postmedia and immediately shuttered.
A tale of two Trust Projects
5 years ago

A tale of two Trust Projects

The Toronto Star's and Globe and Mail's projects are quite different in who they are targeting and how they are being executed.
What Canadian journalists can learn from the life and career of Gord Downie
5 years ago

What Canadian journalists can learn from the life and career of Gord Downie

Gord Downie told stories about Canadian lives in a near-journalistic way.
Dear McGill student union: Campus free speech includes campus press
5 years ago

Dear McGill student union: Campus free speech includes campus press

If people are concerned about the state of free speech on Canadian campuses, then they should be concerned about this.
Mair on media’s ‘unholiest of alliances’ with energy industry
5 years ago

Mair on media’s ‘unholiest of alliances’ with energy industry

In new book Politically Incorrect, the late Rafe Mair dissects democracy’s decline.