By Allison Baker and Viviane Fairbank
By some strange irony, Canadian journalism made headlines in the last couple of months of 2015–and not always for good things.
It feels like just yesterday when Andrew Coyne began the new and ongoing trend of resignation-via-Twitter…
Then there were our colleagues who faced the wrath of every journalist’s arch enemy: money. The budget cut is truly the deepest.
The clouds cleared for a second when the new Liberal government ended the 10-year-long battle over no-information-land between journalists and Parliament Hill. How long the sunny days will last is to be determined.
Finally, let’s not forget The Walrus tears that flooded our Twitter feeds. Jonathan Kay apologized to Alex Gillis after stealing his story idea, but it seems like it’s too late to apologiiiize (yes, we’ve linked the song. Journalism could use a soundtrack).
Here’s to whatever journalists decide to do in 2016 (including the 16 of us on the masthead)!