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Challenging our conventions around naming mass shooters
1 year ago

Challenging our conventions around naming mass shooters

Countries around the world value the public’s right to know. But that principle can look very different place to place
Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat
1 year ago

Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat

What re-reading Camus’s The Plague can tell us about media, literature and social memory in times of crisis
What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?
1 year ago

What happened to the Toronto Star’s arts section?

As original coverage is increasingly replaced with U.S. wire copy, gaps in local cultural reporting belie a worrying trend
Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold
1 year ago

Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold

J-Source publisher and co-author of upcoming book ‘The End of the CBC’ breaks down the regulatory recommendations that have industry watchdogs in a tailspin
Local news outlets can fill the media trust gap – but the public needs to pony up
1 year ago

Local news outlets can fill the media trust gap – but the public needs to pony up

The appetite for smart local news is there. The challenge is figuring out how to make it profitable
Survey: Gender equity issues in Canadian journalism persist at end of decade
1 year ago

Survey: Gender equity issues in Canadian journalism persist at end of decade

It won’t be a surprise to many that the gender pay gap still exists in Canadian journalism.  A survey conducted by J-Source shows that 42 per cent of surveyed cisgender women, transgender and non-binary journalists don’t think they are paid…
Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security
2 years ago

Canadian journalism in decline: Fewer permanent jobs, less security

Recent years have not been kind to journalism. In Canada, there are numerous examples of reduced work schedules and publication closures, along with other signs of decline. The latest round of job cuts comes from Torstar, publisher of the Toronto…
Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests
2 years ago

Newsrooms not keeping up with changing demographics, study suggests

'Self-reporting on newsroom diversity would encourage a culture of trust and accountability, one that the journalism profession upholds in its role as a watchdog of public institutions.'
Let’s shift the journalism industry in Canada, together
2 years ago

Let’s shift the journalism industry in Canada, together

Announcing the Independent News Challenge, a nine-week program to help journalist entrepreneurs and small publishers grow
Writing decent work into the future of news
2 years ago

Writing decent work into the future of news

Journalists are among the many workers whose employment has become precarious in the transition to a digital economy. Their core values and the quality of the news are threatened as a result. The threat to our democracy is even greater. Decent work must be written into plans for Canada’s news media industry to create a responsible future
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