• Local news important for connecting community members, say panelists

    This is one of a series of articles and videos on the June 2017 conference “Is no local news bad news? Local journalism and its future” hosted by the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. Watch the full conference panel below. To read more about the conference and local news, visit: By JASMINE BALA Staff reporter Local news matters because it…

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  • Call for papers: Conference on local news and its future

    Local journalism in many jurisdictions is under threat as news outlets scale back operations, consolidate or close altogether, and many online local news sites struggle to stay afloat. Policy makers, citizens and others are now joining journalists in sounding the alarm about these losses and the potential impact on communities. Is no news bad news? Local journalism and its future…

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