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Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey
3 years ago

Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell survey

Journalists worldwide surveyed on how PR pitches, social media algorithms, data privacy and more are affecting their jobs in 2019
Building trust at the local level
3 years ago

Building trust at the local level

Community reporters have the opportunity to connect directly with their audiences. But are they earning reader confidence? Canadians aren’t so sure.
“Bearing Witness: Journalism, Trust and Social Media” by Andy Carvin, Asper Visiting Professor, Journalist and Author

“Bearing Witness: Journalism, Trust and Social Media” by Andy Carvin, Asper Visiting Professor, Journalist and Author

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For the last two decades, American journalist Andy Carvin has pioneered the use of social media to report geopolitical upheaval, from the September 11 attacks to the Arab Spring. Is social media making the world a better place, or worse?…
Going Local or Going Niche: New News Opportunities

Going Local or Going Niche: New News Opportunities

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Where some see pitfalls in the media business, others see opportunity. So it is with Village Media, which is expanding its hyper local Ontario online news sites across smaller cities during a general decline in community newspapers. So it is,…
Journalists see 17 per cent jump in public trust
4 years ago

Journalists see 17 per cent jump in public trust

While many journalists will be seeing the trust figures as a Valentine’s Day gift from the Canadian public, it isn’t all hearts and roses for the beleaguered business in this survey.
The Reliable Source in the Age of Misinformation: A Conversation with Brian Stelter

The Reliable Source in the Age of Misinformation: A Conversation with Brian Stelter

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You can’t be well-informed about the media and journalism if you don’t pay attention to the stellar work of CNN senior media correspondent Brian Stelter. Through his must-watch Sunday morning show, Reliable Sources, which examines the week’s top media stories,…
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