A man reads a newspaper as he makes his way along Sparks Street Mall in Ottawa on Thursday March 7, 2013. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

Andrew Coyne on the uncertain future of journalism

This episode of Hub Dialogues features Globe and Mail columnist Andrew Coyne discussing the opportunities and challenges facing Canada’s news media, the problems with government support for the industry, and why he is optimistic about the future of journalism.

President Joe Biden takes questions from reporters before he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo.

The future of news will be ‘quite a mix’ of diverse models: Three key insights from Martin Baron’s Hub Dialogue

In a recent Hub Dialogues, The Hub’s editor-at-large, Sean Speer, spoke with Former Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron. Their discussion touched on a range of topics related to the current state of the news industry, including how journalism can adapt and thrive in the digital age. Here are three key insights from their conversation.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press.

The Roundtable on the state of the economy and the impact of Google's $100-million deal

This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses recent Canadian economic data, including a decline in third-quarter GDP, a rise in the national unemployment rate, and historically low consumer confidence, and what these bearish numbers tell us about the country’s political economy. They also discuss Google’s $100 million deal with the Trudeau government for the news media and what it may mean for the future of journalism.