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Can digital journalism serve readers who can’t get online?

With a large digital divide in Ontario, closures and print reductions of local papers have mounting effects on access to information. Chatham Daily News announced it would publish a print edition of its paper one less day a week, along with 10 other Postmedia newspapers, on Nov. 6 . […]
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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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A paltry number of Canadians are paying for online news

Attitudes towards news media and consumption behaviour in Canada pose a sort of conundrum. In general, Canadians have a positive view of journalism and relatively high trust in media , but on the other hand, they are little inclined to pay for digital news sources. According to the new […]
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The next two things Ottawa should do right now for Canadian journalism

The hardships of the news business are hardly news these days. But when six French-language dailies in Quebec and Ontario revealed last week that they were on the brink of bankruptcy, the François Legault government was moved to listen. It immediately provided a $5-million emergency grant to help the […]
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Quebec forks out $5M in aid as major newspaper chain seeks bankruptcy protection Social Sharing

The Quebec government says it will invest $5 million in a French-language newspaper chain that sought bankruptcy protection Monday. Le Groupe Capitales Médias owns daily newspapers in some of Quebec’s largest markets, including Quebec City’s Le Soleil, Le Droit of Gatineau-Ottawa and Trois-Rivières’s Le Nouvelliste. The newspaper chain was founded by former federal Liberal cabinet minister Martin Cauchon. Its financial difficulties had been widely known for several weeks.  

 

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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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