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Hot Topics: Who is a journalist?

A judge’s ruling that far-right outlets should be given press accreditation raises questions about whether we should defend and enforce common values. It is hard enough deciding who is a journalist without delegating the decision to a judge in the midst of an election campaign — or for that […]
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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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Has Your Local Newspaper Closed? Tell Us What Stories Aren’t Being Told

Tim Gruber for The New York Times As the number of newspapers in the United States continues to dwindle , small communities are suffering the biggest blow. When hometown papers shutter, the news they once covered — school board updates, city government scandals, high school sports games — often […]
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Why the Gannett-Gatehouse Merger Will Speed The Demise Of Local News

GateHose Media announced an agreement to acquire Gannett Co. Inc, which would create the largest local news publishing organization in the U.S. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Getty Two stories involving the news media broke this week. One received much more attention than it deserved–an awkward New York Times […]
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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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Robot journalists revive hyperlocal communities left behind by declining regional media

Credit: Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay This month, Swedish tech company United Robots delivered its 1 millionth article written by a robot journalist. By comparison, the New York Times would need 11 years to publish the same number of articles. Launched just three years ago, United Robots uses […]
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Video: Legislation to protect local news

At a House Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill, the News Media Alliance debuted a new video, Legislation to Protect Local News, on efforts to protect the future of news publishers and high-quality journalism in the United States. Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan of Axios provided keynotes and Alliance President […]
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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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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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