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Predictions of newspapers’ demise were premature

Predictions of newspapers' demise were premature

Advertisement Advertise With Us Adrian Wyld / The Canadian Press Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault has introduced legislation offering Canadian news media long-sought supports. Keep reading free: I agree to the Terms and Conditions, Cookie and Privacy Policies , and CASL agreement . Already have an account? Log […]
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How a national association is building a robust independent media landscape in Canada

How a national association is building a robust independent media landscape in Canada

(Screenshot, Press Forward) Ownership (and profit) in Canadian news media has historically been concentrated in the hands of the few. TorStar (the company behind the Toronto Star), The Globe and Mail (the Thomson family) and Postmedia own 41 of the 74 daily newspapers listed by News Media Canada in […]
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Media trust hits new low

Media trust hits new low

Photo illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios. Photo: Star Tribune via Getty Images Trust in traditional media has declined to an all-time low, and many news professionals are determined to do something about it. Why it matters: Faith in society’s central institutions, especially in government and the media, is the glue that […]
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‘Real journalism.’ Inside the battle to save local newspapers.

‘Real journalism.’ Inside the battle to save local newspapers.

There was something about the item on the police blotter that puzzled Larry Hobbs, a former farmhand and store clerk turned local newspaper reporter. A young Black man out for a jog had been shot and killed in a quiet subdivision on a Sunday afternoon. The police went quiet. […]
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Building trust in media: Users don’t see it the same way as journalists, new studies show

Building trust in media: Users don’t see it the same way as journalists, new studies show

(Ren LaForme/Poynter) The evergreen topic of “trust in media” has been getting a fresh examination of late. Several new studies suggest that users and producers of journalism are not necessarily on the same page. The Reuters Institute at Oxford University released a report Thursday that found that journalists seem […]
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Research: Local TV news employment confounds expectations in 2020

Research: Local TV news employment confounds expectations in 2020

This is the third installment of this year’s RTDNA/Newhouse School at Syracuse University Survey. Dig deeper into the data here and stay tuned for more about newsroom innovation and diversity. Download Report [pdf] TV Contrary to all expectations, local TV news ended 2020 with record high employment – until […]
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Research: More stations produced more local news than ever during 2020

Research: More stations produced more local news than ever during 2020

This is the first installment of this year’s RTDNA/Newhouse School at Syracuse University Survey. Dig deeper into the data here and stay tuned for more about newsroom innovation, staffing and diversity. TV Despite facing revenue shortfalls, budget cuts and unprecedented operational challenges, local TV stations aired more news in […]
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Facebook to pay $5 mln to local journalists in newsletter push

Facebook to pay $5 mln to local journalists in newsletter push

Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Thursday said it will give $5 million to pay local journalists in multiyear deals as part of its new publishing platform to help independent writers attract an audience and make money through the social media network. The move is part of Facebook’s answer to the […]
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‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

There’s a famous saying that “All politics Is local.” As politics has become nationalized and even local candidates are now being forced to follow or defend the pronouncements of the national political parties, the adage is seemingly less accurate. Meanwhile, COVID-19 has caused the news industry to be turned […]
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Applications Open for the Tiny News Collective

We are proud to announce that the application for our inaugural cohort of founders in the Tiny News Collective will launch on Monday, March 15, 2021. Launching a news organization is time-consuming, complicated, expensive — and risky. The vast majority of news startups don’t begin with deep-pocketed investors and […]
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