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News Media Canada calls for applications for Local Journalism Initiative 2021-2022

News Media Canada is inviting news media organizations to submit applications for the Local Journalism Initiative, which provides funding to hire reporters to cover...

News Media Canada’s Local Journalism Initiative program renewed

News Media Canada is pleased to announce the renewal of its Local Journalism Initiative program. The association received approval from the Minister of Canadian...

An update on the next cycle of the Local Journalism Initiative

What a difference a year makes. It’s hard to believe it’s already March and our country has been battling COVID-19 for the past 12...

Local Journalism Initiative sparks hope

This story, written by Anna Rohleder, was recently published by the International Journalists' Network. It can also be read here.  In April, rapid snowmelt led...

News Media Canada calls for Local Journalism Initiative applications for short-term...

    News Media Canada is calling today for new applications to its Local Journalism Initiative program. Applications are being sought for short-term projects, including freelance and...

News Media Canada calls for Local Journalism Initiative applications for short...

News Media Canada, the voice of the print and digital news media industry in Canada, is calling today for new applications to its Local...

News Media Canada announces additional Local Journalism Initiative host news organizations

News Media Canada today announced the approval of an additional 63 journalists at 53 host news organizations under the Government of Canada’s Local Journalism...

Local Journalism Initiative: We’re here to help

If you are a news media publisher in Quebec or Ontario, or a publisher of Indigenous news media, the Local Journalism Initiative is here...

Why the Local Journalism Initiative is right for you

A healthy democracy depends on a plurality of voices and an abundant supply of civic engagement. Local media are critical in ensuring accountability of...
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Local Journalism Initiative boosts coverage of Indigenous issues

The Brandon Sun recently received funding from the Government of Canada's Local Journalism Initiative to hire an Indigenous beat reporter for western Manitoba. The Sun...