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Wawmeesh Hamilton

Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference
5 years ago

Listening to community members essential, say Indigenous journalists sharing industry experiences at local news conference

By Abby Plener for the Local News Conference While working in community news, Wawmeesh Hamilton heard a story from a reporter at a rival paper that he found concerning. The journalist told him that their publisher said that First Nations…
Why freedom of the press should apply in Indigenous communities
5 years ago

Why freedom of the press should apply in Indigenous communities

By Wawmeesh Hamilton Freedom of the press enables citizens to know about the things that public bodies do that impact them. It’s what enabled me to report on civic affairs for a community newspaper for seven years. I reported about…