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How The Canadian Press is using bots to build the future of election coverage
2 years ago

How The Canadian Press is using bots to build the future of election coverage

Digital journalist Lucas Timmons on the automation tool that’s here to help reporters in Canada cover #elxn43 with easy access to data and computer-generated summaries
UBC researchers lead $2.5-million journalism innovation project
2 years ago

UBC researchers lead $2.5-million journalism innovation project

SSHRC reviewers said the Global Journalism Innovation Lab "promises to be influential at a time of critical need”
Another tool in the toolbox
2 years ago

Another tool in the toolbox

How newspapers are utilizing podcasts to grow their audiences and revenue
What happens when newsrooms get automated?
2 years ago

What happens when newsrooms get automated?

Journalists aren’t the only workers adjusting to the changes
Telling stories from all directions
3 years ago

Telling stories from all directions

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign. It was an overwhelmingly humid summer day in Hong Kong when Adrian Ma, professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism, found himself sitting at a plastic table, crammed in next…
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…
Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout
3 years ago

Here’s what the journalism industry has to say about Morneau’s $600-million bailout

More questions than answers as finance minister unveils supports to Canadian news.
Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters
3 years ago

Cabin Radio is building an army of northern broadcasters

How a British expat and a team of Yellowknifers are taking over the airwaves with their hyperlocal station
The Pointer launches for Brampton readers
3 years ago

The Pointer launches for Brampton readers

“In a city with 700,000 people, roughly, (and) only one (English-language print) media outlet, it leaves a big space for others to come in:” Joel Wittenbel.
Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups
3 years ago

Ryerson and Facebook Digital News Innovation Challenge awards $100,000 to five startups

Among the winners is an app that lets people make micro-podcasts and a sports newsletter aimed at women.
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