Patrick Gavin says in this commentary that reporting honestly on the week-long party scene that surrounds the White House Correspondents’ Dinner has made him persona non grata with the crowd.
Kathy English, public editor of the Toronto Star, takes a look at the Panama Papers and sees a future lying in collaboration among the world’s investigative journalists for dealing with such megastories.
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Fortune magazine’s Mathew Ingram looks at the healthy ambitions of Snapchat, which has been evolving at a furious rate.
This Toronto Star op-ed by Madeleine Drohan is headlined Five things you need to know to save journalism, but I found it a bit misleading because it really doesn’t offer anything in terms of solutions.
For middle-aged journalists in the United States, these are the worst of times. First to be targeted in downsizings, last to be rehired.
On Jan. 19, 25 people were let go from the Edmonton Journal, including editor-in-chief Margo Goodhand (Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey said some bosses had to go to, along with the worker bees). Goodhand penned an article for Walrus magazine about the experience and what it means to newspapers.
From the Toronto Star (“Postmedia pushing for looser foreign-ownership rules“): Postmedia is pressing its case for an easing of newspaper foreign ownership restrictions as it faces U.S. currency debt repayment burdens CEO Paul Godfrey has likened to a “noose around your neck,” sources say.
Toronto Star columnist David Olive takes a tough look at the corporate basket case that is Postmedia and lays out some ownership models that might be more in the public interest.
Globe and Mail columnist Marsha Lederman tries valiantly to explain why the steady erosion of mainstream news organizations in Canada is a bad thing.