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Report: Covering disadvantaged neighbourhoods

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posted on 2023-05-02, 15:03 authored by April LindgrenApril Lindgren
Residents of Toronto's poorest neighbourhoods sometimes accuse the media of only reporting bad news. Is this true? And if it is true, does this matter? A new study in the Canadian Journal of Urban Research analyzes the impact local news coverage has on 13 troubled communities where social services are inadequate and poverty is rising.