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Carleton student newspaper launches crowdfunding campaign
4 years ago

Carleton student newspaper launches crowdfunding campaign

Student newspapers face many of the same pressures as larger media outlets.
La Presse’s new not-for-profit structure “a leap of faith”
4 years ago

La Presse’s new not-for-profit structure “a leap of faith”

There’s a lot of interest in non-profit news models — but no silver bullets for success.
The Discourse hosts workshops to improve coverage of refugee stories
4 years ago

The Discourse hosts workshops to improve coverage of refugee stories

Workshops led to development of two toolkits for journalists and migrants to use.
Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers
4 years ago

Globe and Mail tests new in-article explainers

The Globe and Mail is testing a new feature that could enhance readers’ understanding of its online stories and the mechanics of its journalism. Globe and Mail reporter Susan Krashinsky Robertson has taken a three-month leave from her reporting duties…
New media outlet challenging mainstream refugee coverage
4 years ago

New media outlet challenging mainstream refugee coverage

The founders of Mediafugees were alarmed by the mainstream media’s coverage of immigration and refugee issues.
Institute for Investigative Journalism launches at Concordia
4 years ago

Institute for Investigative Journalism launches at Concordia

The Institute is led by Patti Sonntag, former managing editor of The New York Times’ News Services Division.
Trust in the news is substantially up in Canada, new report finds
4 years ago

Trust in the news is substantially up in Canada, new report finds

Reuters Institute Digital News report finds that Canadians trust their news more compared to other nations.
Winnipeg Free Press uses human touch to get digital subscribers
4 years ago

Winnipeg Free Press uses human touch to get digital subscribers

Micropayment model has become a marketing tool to sell frequent customers on full digital subscriptions.
Canada’s The Logic is a new subscription news outlet focused on the innovation economy
4 years ago

Canada’s The Logic is a new subscription news outlet focused on the innovation economy

By  •  News, Innovation
“Is it a tech story? Is it a business and tech or policy and politics story, is it a cultural story? Well, it’s actually all the above: The impact of technology on the cognitive, economic, and political ways we live is quite transformative.”
Kids get the scoop in library newspaper they produced
4 years ago

Kids get the scoop in library newspaper they produced

The Strathcona County Library Journal is a project of Michael Hingston, writer-in-residence for the Metro Edmonton Federation of Libraries.