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Is the government picking the wrong place to start regulating algorithms?
1 year ago

Is the government picking the wrong place to start regulating algorithms?

Bill C-10 opens the door to regulating how CanCon is discovered online. More transparency around algorithms is warranted, but in more pressing areas
Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism
1 year ago

Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism

Amber Bernard and Ryan Running Rabbit joined the collaborative journalism project as part of JHR’s Indigenous Reporters Program
Survey: making social media giants share ad revenue would support local journalism, say newsroom leaders
2 years ago

Survey: making social media giants share ad revenue would support local journalism, say newsroom leaders

More than 80% of respondents across print and broadcasting reporting lower ad revenue during COVID-19
How students and recent alumni are creating their own journalism projects
2 years ago

How students and recent alumni are creating their own journalism projects

Working on side projects helps young journalists build valuable hands-on experiences in lieu of professional work, but side hustles can be draining
‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’
2 years ago

‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’

A coalition of press freedom groups and media outlets is filing a legal application seeking to ensure press access to protests on Vancouver Island
Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture
2 years ago

Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture

Creators will now have the option to require a payment for audiences to access their content on Apple’s platform
Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures
2 years ago

Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures

Analysis: The public has been inaccurately informed about the connections between big business and policy making by decades of coverage that didn’t critically examine the role of key lobbying group
How an oversight in the RCMP Act keeps justice suspended and truths hidden
2 years ago

How an oversight in the RCMP Act keeps justice suspended and truths hidden

By  •  News, Analysis, Law
Jane Gerster spent two years investigating a justice system misconduct case. While parties on all sides wanted to lift a 14-year old publication ban, FOIs revealed the RCMP didn’t know how and a judicial review showed the federal courts couldn’t
Overstory Media Group plans dozens of digital community news outlets  in Canada
2 years ago

Overstory Media Group plans dozens of digital community news outlets in Canada

By  •  News, Business
Co-founded by Farhan Mohamed and Andrew Wilkinson, the network plans to create 50 community outlets by 2023
N.W.T. is the only place in Canada where journalists have priority access to COVID-19 vaccines
2 years ago

N.W.T. is the only place in Canada where journalists have priority access to COVID-19 vaccines

By  •  News
As vulnerable communities and the majority of the population in Canada remain underserved by the vaccine rollout, there’s been little discussion about priority designation for essential media workers