research product . 2021

New models of journalism in Alberta and British Columbia : changing the metajournalistic discourse of community news

Schier, Brandi May Jean;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Country: Canada
For decades, the Canadian news media industry has been eroded by a myriad of factors including media conglomeration, the changing digital landscape, and declining advertising revenue—a situation which has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This research examines six community news organizations across the western provinces of Alberta and British Columbia who are using new journalism practices and revenue models to serve their communities as a response to the ongoing crisis narrative currently surrounding the Canadian media industry. Through an action research appreciative inquiry methodology, this research focuses on what is working well for these o...
free text keywords: business of journalism, community news, journalism, metajournalistic discourse, new journalism models
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