Low pay, high demands, racism and isolation go with reporting jobs in smaller and rural markets. The conditions raise questions about how to keep local news alive and attract the journalists needed to report it
Starting a new enterprise is always a gamble. It’s a bet on yourself, on those who will help you, and on your audience. Managing editor Tyler Olsen breaks down what The Current's learned after Year One
Journalists have to put in countless unpaid hours to manage the disproportionate burden of existing online. While the pandemic has intensified the issue, newsroom and platform responses are still playing catch-up
J-Source, led by the journalism programs at Toronto Metropolitan University and Carleton University, is supported by the post-secondary journalism programs at member institutions of J-Schools Canada/Écoles-J Canada,the R. Howard Webster Foundation and a group of donors.
French-language publication Projet J, hosted by J-Source, is led by the journalism program at the Université du Québec à Montréal and funded by a group of donors.