Journalism Archive

One Step Closer to Nationwide Co-ops News Network

BC Co-operative Association starts generative news program

When the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) launched its news program in April 2012, the organization had the dream of eventually seeing a cross-Canada online news network where other co-operatives and co-operative associations could share their news.

BCCA Launches News Program to Share Co-op Movement’s Successes

‘Sharing successes is a positive way to engage more people in the effort to bring about social change’

The British Columbia Co-operative Association (BCCA) has a lot of member success stories and important information to share with its members, partners, stakeholders and the public, and the organization, which has more than 80 B.C. member co-ops and credit unions, is launching a news program to aggregate these stories.

Enterprising Non-profits Adds a Newsroom

Social enterprise program to build social enterprise ecosystem in Canada – one story at a time

This week the first news articles of a new Canadian online media service will hit the wires. The articles are coming from a newsroom operating on behalf of Enterprising Non-profits Canada (ENP-CA), a unique, collaborative program that promotes and supports social enterprise development and growth in Canada. The intent for the newsroom is to help build a healthy social enterprise ecosystem in the country, ENP program manager David LePage says.

Axiom News Makes Democratic Workplace List

News team based in Peterborough, Canada makes WorldBlu list for seventh time

For some of the 51 organizations named to the 2013 WorldBlu list of democratic workplaces, there's simply no other way to conduct business, operate a workplace, or serve a client.

Epilepsy Ontario Applauds News Service for Its Work During Crisis

Axiom News stories raised awareness during critical medication shortage

When Epilepsy Ontario needed to inform its community about a shortage of anticonvulsive medication clobazam in January, the organization turned to its news service provider, Axiom News, to help spread the word.

Alternative News Changing Tone in Housing Sector

‘I saw the mindset in the social housing organization changing on the spot,’ newsmaker says

The conversation in a Belgian social housing organization, Cordium, is shifting to be more appreciative, two-way and connective. This could be the beginning of a new tone in the country’s social housing sector, a Cordium director said recently. He’s linking the shift to the way a new media firm, Axiomnieuws, is surfacing stories about people and happenings in and around Cordium.

Balanced Long-term Care News Linked to Happiness

Higher staff morale, happier residents and families, are benefits of balanced news, says home administrator

Springdale Country Manor’s Maureen King has seen first-hand the positive effect encouraging news coverage has on long-term care home staff members.

Media Company Aims to Change the Conversation

Iowa's Gazette Company evolving journalism

Gazette Company CEO Chuck Peters says traditional media is broken, and not just its business model but its content too.

Belgian Tourism Arm Pilots Generative News

Axiomnieuws Belgium provides service

The Holiday Participation Centre of the governmental department of Tourism in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking region in Belgium, is investing in bringing up the very best in their network — using a new type of journalism.

New Series to Activate Co-op's 2017 Vision

ACCA launches series to disover best practices, spark dialogue

Now that the United Nations International Year of the Co-operatives (IYC) has come and passed, Axiom partner Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) is exploring how it can make its greatest impact for 2013.