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John Miller | Torstar's closure of commuter dailies calls into question the effectiveness of the federal government's $600-million bailout for legacy publishers.
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John Miller | Ottawa's plans look more and more like a bailout, designed to prop up old journalistic platforms, not an investment in something that is likely to find a new audience.
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Victoria Fenner | Brenda O'Farrell has been rabble's new editor-in-chief for a few months. Now that's she's all settled in, she shares some thoughts about the media ecosystem in Canada and rabble's place in it.
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Ed Finn | Reading is important. It’s that simple. If you doubt it, ask the question: Could a country that had widely read Huckleberry Finn have taken Donald J. Trump seriously for a second?
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Redeye Collective | Ian Gill, a former editor at the Vancouver Sun, and Marc Edge, journalism educator and media critic, address the present and future state of Canadian media in talks recorded in Vancouver on Nov 29.
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John Miller | Ottawa should resist publishers' demands for tax breaks. They got into this themselves
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David J. Climenhaga | Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
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Wayne MacPhail | It's hard to imagine two sites more different than Gawker and Craigslist, or two people more diametrically opposed than their founders. But each, in their own way, have shaped the journalism of today.
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Wayne MacPhail | We are reaching a crisis point in Canadian journalism. Newspapers today are a sorry shadow of what they once were and digital upstarts don't have the resources to fill the gaps.
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Rafe Mair | The short conclusion is that the Sun and the Province don't really cover politics in a meaningful way anymore and they never were any hell on other news anyway.
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Nick Fillmore | A flourishing, capable news media is the oxygen of democracy. In Canada, the mainstream corporate-owned newspapers, are dying. We need to come up with something better.
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Nora Loreto | Labour might already have examples of media that can work.