Ethnic Media Find Success Being ‘Anti-Mainstream’

News outlets that report on Canada’s ethnic communities and other niche media sources are standing out more than ever, while mainstream media companies are taking a hard hit. “Niche reporting has somewhat found a way…

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Editor’s Open Letter Unsettles Chinese Media

An editor’s open letter following her firing by a Chinese-language newspaper over the Michael Chan affair has re-opened the conversation among “ethnic” journalists about professional standards and the future of the industry. In her open…

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Race Affects How Media Cover Canadian Political Candidates

With October’s federal elections inching closer, there will be a steady stream of coverage in mainstream newspapers across the country of the candidates vying for a seat in Parliament. As journalists and newspaper editors put…

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Conservatives received most election coverage in GTA ethnic newspapers

Toronto-area ethnic newspapers tended to cover the Conservatives more extensively than other political parties during the 2011 election, concludes a new study by Ryerson University journalism professor April Lindgren (also a member of New Canadian…

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