National Newswatch

Funding journalism means defining who’s a journalist — not a bad thing

Nov 26 2018 — Ivor Shapiro — The federal government’s recent announcement of financial support for news organizations has been met with understandably wide-ranging reactions — from relief to skepticism, and worse. Among other measures, the package will incentivize consumers to sign up for digital news subscriptions and subsidize publishers through a tax credit on salaries paid to journalists. It’s good news […]

Funding journalism means defining who’s a journalist — not a bad thing

Nov 26 2018 — Ivor Shapiro — blank. Ivor Shapiro, Ryerson University The federal government’s recent announcement of financial support for news organizations has been met with understandably wide-ranging reactions — from relief to skepticism, and worse. Among other measures, the package will incentivize consumers to sign up for digital news subscriptions and subsidize publishers through a tax credit on salaries paid […]