42 minutes | Jan 30th 2019

S3E5-Rural Media

Media industry is in trouble. For a long time now it has been shedding jobs and converging into ever larger corporate entities where profits outweigh any residual sense of responsibility to small communities for whom a local paper is often a necessity. Are there solutions? In this episode we will bring you interviews with journalists working a community owned paper in Blyth, Ontario and a co-op station in Nelson, BC as well as a conversation with two researchers from the Caribbean islands of Curaçao and Aruba studying journalism practices in small island settings. The Citizen (http://www.northhuron.on.ca/the-citizen) Kootenay Co-op Radio (https://www.kootenaycoopradio.com) The National Campus and Community Radio Association (http://www.ncra.ca) University of Aruba (http://www.ua.aw) RE-Quest Research and Consultancy (https://www.requestcaribbean.com)
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