Is the “journalism crisis” just a capitalism crisis?

Is the “journalism crisis” just a capitalism crisis?

The number of newspaper employees in U.S. newsrooms dropped by about half between 2008 and 2019, according to a report from Pew Research Center. Then the pandemic accelerated the damage. In response, the number of unions forming across newsrooms is exploding, alongside a transformation in the industry’s understanding of […]Click here to view original web page at popula.com Continue Reading →

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Surviving the stress of Christmas and a pandemic (round four) from two local experts

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Trimming the tree. Finding a turkey. Hunting down those last few things for the stockings. And, the list goes on. The holidays can be a stressful time. Continue Reading →

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A tribute to Ross Quigley, a well-known businessman and volunteer in Cobourg

Ross Quigley

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Ross Quigley was one of those people in the community who made a huge difference. He never held public office or drew attention to himself. He toiled away behind the scenes making his contribution that profoundly impacted so many. Ross Quigley died last week. He was 77. Continue Reading →

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County protects beautiful, natural landscapes in face population growth, says planner

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Take a drive anywhere in Northumberland County, and you are sure to come upon a beautiful landscape. We all know the rolling hills, beautiful forests, lakes, and streams.

Already the pressure is on. Within the next 30 years or sooner, Northumberland County could grow to 122,000 people. Right now, there are about 85,000. Those numbers could be surpassed much sooner as more people move to the area in record numbers. Continue Reading →

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Chief medical officer of health explains plans to vaccinate 11,000 children within a month

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Earlier this week, vaccination clinics in Northumberland began for children born in 2016 up to 11. For some parents, the decision is simple: get the vaccine as soon as possible. For others, it is more challenging. Vaccine hesitancy is different than being anti-vaxx. It is about parents making informed choices for their children. Continue Reading →

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