J-Source Newsletter - Help track local news; You don't know what it's like

TORONTO, June 24, 2016 /CNW/ -

Crowd-sourced map tracks what's happening to local news outlets across Canada
The crowd-sourced map produced by a team of Ryerson and University of British Columbia researchers is "a way for people to actually see the major disruption underway in the local news sector." Ilina Ghosh reports.

You don't know what it's like
What can media do better in reporting on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls? Lorelei Williams explains the steps journalists should take to get the story right.

Evan Solomon to host CTV's 'Question Period'
The political journalist, who was dismissed from the CBC last year after the Toronto Star alleged he took advantage of his position to broker art deals between a friend and interview subjects, will take on the role in September. The Canadian Press reports.

What 12 months as a Nieman fellow taught journalist Stephen Maher
During his Nieman fellowship, Stephen Maher was immersed in what's happening in the online ad business, the emerging world of social media networks and what fading legacy properties were doing to try to generate revenue. Here's what he learned.

Heed the rational voices, not the angriest and loudest ones
Several recent news items have Brunswick News Ombudswoman Patricia Graham thinking about the intersection of accountability with institutional and individual responsibility. She explains why.



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