The news industry ought to decide itself how to deal with broader market developments. Politicians should aim to extract themselves from that process. It will ultimately be better for both journalism and politics.
If nobody knows that our films and shows are Canadian, it is impossible to build a category brand around them, no matter how good they are.
Casey Newton, technology journalist and founder of Newsletter, discusses Silicon Valley, the relationship between platforms and news production, and the future of journalism in the age of big tech.
Going forward, media needs a new business model, new journalistic practices, a new product to sell, and new incentives to attract an audience.
David Horovitz discusses what caused him to co-found the fast-growing site in 2012, and the challenges of producing real-time journalism in the four months since Hamas’s terrorist attacks against Israel.
Bell’s announcement this week that it is laying off thousands of workers—including nearly 500 Bell Media employees—has sparked political outrage.
The Roundtable discuss Bell Canada’s recent layoffs and the bizarre reaction from commentators and politicians, as well as the state of Canada’s journalism schools.
This week at Hub Forum, readers discussed the potential consequences of a second Trump term, Supreme Court Justice Malcolm Rowe’s comments on judicial overreach, whether journalism schools are failing a generation of students, Canada’s big bet on the U.S. as a trade partner, and Canada’s housing crisis.
Amanda Lang and Sean Speer discuss Bell Canada’s announcement of layoffs in its media business and what they signal about the unwinding of the “grand bargain” between business and government in protected sectors.
It’s widely accepted that truth is generally preferable to lies. In the past, we could expect news outlets to objectively report the facts, but recent events would suggest either a lack of journalistic integrity or—more concerningly—ideological capture in our mainstream media institutions.