Report: Covering disadvantaged neighbourhoods
journal contributionposted on 21.05.2021, 16:32 authored by April 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.