Paying closer attention to the dangers of growth, especially the modern threats to democracy posed by the internet, allows us to best plan for a brighter future in Canada — not just a bigger one.
During this time of disruption and transformation, surveys like the Digital News Report contribute to our understanding of professional news sources from the public’s point of view.
It’s not enough anymore for journalists to be mere watchdogs. Journalism must address subconscious social biases to give readers a fuller picture of what they need to know.
Canadians have relatively high trust in their media compared to other countries, but that doesn’t translate into a willingness to pay for online news.
New Zealand’s largest general newspaper has launched a paywall this week, with likely repercussions for other media organisations and readers.