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The Power of Place: When ‘Local’ is More than a Catchphrase

The Power of Place: When ‘Local’ is More than a Catchphrase

Reporter Angela Long takes an in-depth look at local/hyperlocal news in rural Canada in a well-researched, insightful article published on the Local Journalism and Its Future website. For anyone trying to understand the importance of local/hyperlocal news outside urban areas, this is a must-read. Click here to view original web page at localnews.journalism.ryerson.ca Continue Reading →

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New local media outlets crop up as traditional community papers close

New local media outlets crop up as traditional community papers close

From left, West End Phoenix managing editor Janet Morassutti, editor and publisher Dave Bidini, deputy editor Melanie Morassutti and photo editor Liz Ikirkio during an editorial meeting, Aug. 1. – Carlos Osorio,Toronto Star Dave Bidini asks “what if” a lot. As in, what if the mainstream press didn’t care […]
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Local TV News Fact Sheet

Local TV News Fact Sheet

Local television news programming has shed audience over the past decade, including this past year in most timeslots studied. Even with these viewership losses, local TV news still garners more viewers on average than cable and network news programs. However, for election news in particular – a big part […]
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VIDEO NOW

A Report of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism From October, 2013 until February, 2014, Video Now visited newsrooms across the United States to interview and observe reporters and editors producing video journalism. Video has become an important editorial tool, as well as a potentially large revenue source for […]
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Cambridge Bay basketball players visit the area

Cambridge Bay basketball players visit the area

Members of the Cambridge Bay youth basketball team were staying in Camborne this past week as they prepare for the prestigious North American Indigenous Games being held in Toronto starting on July 16. Pictured, from left, are coach Terry Aknavigak, Kanen Evalik, Dallas Harvey, Peter Evalik, Lance Akoluk, Joshua […]
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Life at small-market newspapers: A survey of over 400 journalists

Life at small-market newspapers: A survey of over 400 journalists

Small-market newspapers constitute the majority of newspapers in the United States. What is it like to work at these publications? And what do journalists themselves identify as the fundamental challenges and opportunities for this sector? We set out to answer these questions by asking local journalists at daily and […]
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The difference between NATIONAL news reporting and LOCAL News reporting? Trust.

The difference between NATIONAL news reporting and LOCAL News reporting? Trust.

With all the talk about fake news and how much the public doesn’t believe journalists, it’s important to note that there’s a huge difference in how people view NATIONAL news media versus LOCAL news media. The local folks live and work in your community, go to church there, shop […]
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7 business models that could save the future of journalism

7 business models that could save the future of journalism

The digital era has altered consumer patterns and has in turn disrupted newspapers’ traditional advertising models. This has pushed media practitioners to look for innovative ways to remain profitable. Some of these strategies are already proving that journalism will continue to exist in the future. Below are some of […]
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RESEARCH SHOWS THAT LOCAL NEWS REPORTERS ARE WORKING HARDER THAN EVER – AND THEY’RE LOVING IT

RESEARCH SHOWS THAT LOCAL NEWS REPORTERS ARE WORKING HARDER THAN EVER – AND THEY’RE LOVING IT

By: GREGORY FURGALA Damian Radcliffe, Nikki Usher Layser, Nicole Blanchett Neheli and Sherry Yu (left to right) discuss the economics of local news at a June conference hosted by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. (Photo credit: Gregory Furgala) Across the United States, reporters and editors at local newspapers are […]
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