The reclusive country’s media is tightly controlled and choreographed. But a close look at the tone and focus of the coverage can shed light on the regime’s priorities and resolve.
Media reporting on women in the military plays an important role in cultural change. Recent research shows Australian newspapers focus on scandal and place responsibility on the women involved.
A Somali community sick of negative headlines decided to start their own local newspaper and write their own stories.
Ottawa must decide how to spend the $50 million it's allocated to support local journalism. The establishment of a Local News Data Lab would be a good start. Here's how it might work.
The two papers were once titans of publishing. But their future looks less rosy.
The practice of calling attention to false stories – with actual fakers then levying the charge on their accusers – dates back to battles between progressive reformers and corporate media outlets.
The Supreme Court of Canada's 2015 decision to allow a hazardous waste monopoly in B.C. gave life to long-dormant provisions in the Competition Act that make preventing monopolies more difficult.
The year ahead could prove critical for Canadian news media. Will the federal government finally take action to help them, as other countries have?
New research reveals that about half of opinion pieces in mainstream newspapers and television are so racist they potentially breach industry codes of conduct.
Solutions to fake news and financial support for media may come from newspapers of the early 1800s.
The love Canadians profess for their local newspapers isn't quite what it seems. Few pay for a subscription, and many say they can get their news elsewhere if their local paper shuts down.
In the 1960s, white newspaper journalists exploited racial divisions to help build the GOP's southern firewall.
Joe Ricketts abruptly shut down DNAinfo and Gothamist after his employees voted to unionize. Is what he did legal? And how could similar events be prevented in the future?
It's time for newspapers to stop telling their dwindling number of subscribers how to vote.
A new study explores the state of an industry that's tapping creative revenue streams and incorporating new tools to engage with readers.
Canadian newspapers are in trouble, and there are no philanthropic efforts afoot to rescue them. The National Student Investigative Reporting Network, or NSIRN, is aiming to make a difference.
Local news is as important to communities as clean air, but the failing business model of traditional journalism has left the local news industry in rapid decline.
The traditional media industry comes with a large environmental cost, but emissions from digital productions are often ignored.
Giving labor unions a financial stake in a company such as a newspaper can offer unique advantages that could benefit employees, society and the bottom line.
There are some benefits to the uptick in billionaire newspaper and magazine owners, who can weather short-term losses for the sake of long-term gains. But whose interests are really being served?