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PART 4: MEDIA CO-CREATION WITH ON-LINE COMMUNITIES AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Increasingly, the term ‘community’ refers to online audiences and participants in story experiences. In this section, part, we’ll examine emerging technologies, with their accompanying opportunities and ethical challenges. We conclude with an overview of journalism that aims to explore a more hybrid, fluid, notion of co-creation, and its relationship […]
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Doomed to failure? Ottawa’s aid to journalism misses the mark

Please chip in to support rabble’s election 2019 coverage. Support rabble.ca today for as little as $1 per month! What the federal government calls its Journalism and Written Media Independent Panel of Expert s hasn’t had time to meet yet, but already there is evidence that Ottawa’s $600 million […]
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After 174 years, Quebec’s oldest weekly newspaper ceases regular publication

Wednesday’s edition of the Stanstead Journal was its last weekly publication. The paper has served the Eastern Townships for the past 174 years. (Thomas Cobbett Labonté/CBC) Quebec’s oldest weekly newspaper will no longer be distributed every Wednesday to faithful readers in the Eastern Townships. The Stanstead Journal has published […]
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Institute for Nonprofit News welcomes The Narwhal as sole Canadian member

The institute recognizes publications committed to transparency and independence in public interest, investigative journalism This story was originally published by The Narwhal and appears here with the editor’s permission. Read the original post here . The Narwhal has been accepted as a member of the Institute for Nonprofit News […]
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What the death of local news means for the federal election

In the absence of media scrutiny, politicians have started to spin their own stories Resignation and outrage colour veteran journalist Mary-Ann Barr’s voice as she reflects on the Red Deer Advocate and its coverage of the recent Alberta provincial election. “There was a brief in the paper yesterday about […]
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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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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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