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‘Those newsrooms are not coming back’: Senator Paula Simons on how public policy can support the news media

Copies of Postmedia-owned newspapers the Vancouver Sun, Province and National Post are displayed at a store in Burnaby, B.C., on Tuesday January 19, 2016. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press.

Canadian Senator and former journalist Paula Simons discusses recent developments in the news media, the potential role of public policy to support the industry, and the future of journalism in Canada.

The episode is part of The Hub‘s Future of News series in which The Hub‘s editor-at-large, Sean Speer, will be in conversation with journalists and policy thinkers to explore the challenges facing the news media industry and the respective roles of business and government to establish sustainable models for producing and distributing news and information. The Future of News series is supported and funded by The Hub’s foundation donors and Meta.

You can listen to this Future of News episode of Hub Dialogues on Acast, Amazon, Apple, Google, and Spotify. The episodes are generously supported by The Ira Gluskin And Maxine Granovsky Gluskin Charitable Foundation and The Linda Frum & Howard Sokolowski Charitable Foundation.

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