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Is it time for a new definition of local news?

(apn Photo/Eckehard Schulz) Christopher Ali has spent a lot of time thinking about the future of local news. Ali, an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia, is a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University who’s almost done with a report […]
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Death of an owner silences small northern Ontario paper

Dennis Smyk was the Driftwood, the paper that was the voice of Ignace, Ont. since the ‘70s This series was funded by readers like you through donations to the J-Source Patreon and FutureFunder at Carleton University. In the summer of 2018, Angela Long embarked on a 22,000-kilometre journey, traversing […]
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Canadian Storytelling needs your support Help Save Local News today and contact your MP Please fill in automated letter to your MP at bottom after this explanation Local news is critical to our everyday life. It’s how we learn what’s happening in our community from local politics to new […]
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Do oil and paper mix on B.C.’s northwest coast?

When the island paper was sold to Black Press Media, Haida Gwaii residents began to re-evaluate their relationship to local news This series was funded by readers like you through donations to the J-Source Patreon and FutureFunder at Carleton University. In the summer of 2018, Angela Long embarked on […]
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Combating local news poverty

Five ways to fight the decline of local news in your community It’s no secret that local news is at risk. “Ghost newspapers” are popping up around the country, with newsrooms so depleted that the remaining journalists cannot meet the critical needs of their communities. Thousands of traditional journalism […]
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Combating local news poverty

Five ways to fight the decline of local news in your community It’s no secret that local news is at risk. “Ghost newspapers” are popping up around the country, with newsrooms so depleted that the remaining journalists cannot meet the critical needs of their communities. Thousands of traditional journalism […]
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Delivery by the thousands beneath glacier-clad peaks

How a woman from southern Ontario and a man from the Prairies have figured out local-news survival in B.C.’s Kootenays This series was funded by readers like you through donations to the J-Source Patreon and FutureFunder at Carleton University. In the summer of 2018, Angela Long embarked on a […]
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A fourth-generation newspaper rides the waves of change

Why a 109-year old, family-owned Alberta outlet remains optimistic about the future despite a shifting rural population This series was funded by readers like you through donations to the J-Source Patreon and FutureFunder at Carleton University. In the summer of 2018, Angela Long embarked on a 22,000-kilometre journey, traversing […]
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The spirit of (local) radio: How one tiny Ontario station keeps listeners tuning in

Since it was founded in 2006, the station has made its home in Dayle Gowan’s milk house. (David Rockne Corrigan) AMHERST ISLAND — Radio host Brian Little takes a quick break from playing hit songs from 1975 on his weekly Friday Morning Show to throw to Keith Miller and […]
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More than 100 news outlets in Ont. have closed since 2008

It’s about trust. Our relationship with our readers is built on transparency, honesty and integrity. As such, we have launched a trust initiative to tell you who we are and how and why we do what we do. This article is part of that project. More than 100 local […]
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