A frequent lament among Canadian journalists is that we don’t have the same vibrant media culture as our American neighbors. There is no Canadian ProPublica, Knight Foundation, Vox, Mic, Poynter, The Intercept—we could go on. Point being, our media landscape is smaller and is controlled by very few companies. In a recent report about the future of serious journalism, Madelaine Drohan noted that Canadian regulations around charities make is very hard for us to replicate the kind of non-profit journalism found in the United States.
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