Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
START A FREE TRIAL | SUBSCRIBE | LOG IN
Sign up for the free daily email


Vibrant democracy depends on informed citizenry, but journalism needs a ‘profound’ re-examination to survive, say media experts

There’s no one silver bullet to saving newspapers in Canada. But in the end people will have to be willing to pay for reliable news.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Scrum life: Journalist Manon Cornellier, pictured in a scrum with Industry Minister Christian Paradis. ‘If the crisis gripping newspapers worsens, it will affect all media and therefore the news system that nourishes democratic life,’ writes media expert Florian Sauvageau in the new book, How Canadians Communicate IV: Media and Politics.

 

To View the rest of this article, please choose one of the following

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.


Quick Purchase

Purchase this weeks' edition of The Hill Times in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign Up for a free trial

For access to the website.



back to article Vibrant democracy depends on informed citizenry, but journalism needs a ‘profound’ re-examination to survive, say media experts
Editor’s Note: Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of The Hill Times. Personal attacks, name-calling, offensive language, and unsubstantiated allegations are not allowed.
For more information on our commenting policies, please see our Community Discussion Rules page. If you see a typo or error in a story, report it to us here news@hilltimes.com.

Vibrant democracy depends on informed citizenry, but journalism needs a ‘profound’ re-examination to survive, say media experts

There’s no one silver bullet to saving newspapers in Canada. But in the end people will have to be willing to pay for reliable news.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Scrum life: Journalist Manon Cornellier, pictured in a scrum with Industry Minister Christian Paradis. ‘If the crisis gripping newspapers worsens, it will affect all media and therefore the news system that nourishes democratic life,’ writes media expert Florian Sauvageau in the new book, How Canadians Communicate IV: Media and Politics.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Thursday, August 28, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE