GroundWire on decolonizing the news

GroundWire works to integrate news practices that aim to decolonize media into every broadcast. To hear more from the non-profit community radio program and their team, check them out here.   The Innovation Bazaar at Is no local news bad news? The future of local journalism will feature some of the latest research and experimentation in local news. Register now…

TVO on donor-driven journalism

In January 2017, TVO received a $2 million donation to help develop local news hubs across Ontario, the first to be opened in Thunder Bay. Kathy Vey, executive producer, explains what charitable approaches to funding journalism can mean for local news. The Innovation Bazaar at Is no local news bad news? The future of local journalism will feature some of…

Discourse Media on informed consent

Discourse Media is working to bring independent, critical reporting to communities underserved by traditional media. To find out more about their approach to impact-driven journalism, follow up with their latest projects here. The Innovation Bazaar at Is no local news bad news? The future of local journalism will feature some of the latest research and experimentation in local news.…

The Conversation is coming to Canada

The Conversation Canada, a new edition of a global digital project, will bring the knowledge of academics to local explanatory journalism. Anyone can access their content for free under Creative Commons when they roll out their first projects in summer 2017. The Innovation Bazaar at Is no local news bad news? The future of local journalism will…

CityNews on getting out of the studio

CityNews is bringing its daily broadcast to Toronto without an anchor stuck behind a desk in the studio. Dave Budge, CityNews general manager, expands on what we gain from an anchor-less approach to the news. The Innovation Bazaar at Is no local news bad news? The future of local journalism will feature some of the latest research and…

Local News Research Project on mapping news poverty in Canada

The Local News Research Project maps crowdsourced data to show changes in the local news landscape in Canada. Jon Corbett, associate professor in Community, Culture and Global Studies at UBC Okanagan and the Ryerson School of Journalism’s April Lindgren share the significance of their latest research. The Innovation Bazaar at Is no local news bad news? The future of…