Thomson among Overstory Media layoffs

Overstory Media has laid off Jimmy Thomson, managing editor of the Capital Daily. His tweet reads: “As of this morning I guess I am looking for writing and editing work. Best job I ever had, building and supporting that team.” Thomson teaches environmental and science journalism The University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, […]

Overstory Media lays off staff reporter Basu

Canada’s Overstory Media Group has laid off several members of the editorial team of one of its publications The Capital Daily. Among the layoffs is staff reporter Brishti Basu. Basu’s tweet reads: “Proud of the work we’ve done there these last few years, and disappointed in the direction it’s taking.” Previously, Basu worked freelance and […]

A new media company to empower communities launches

The following press release was sent out: Launching today is Overstory Media Group (OMG), an independent media company that delivers high-quality, fact-based journalism and storytelling. OMG provides tools, resources and financial support to help brands and journalists create in their community. OMG is founded by Farhan Mohamed, former Editor-in-Chief and co-owner of Daily Hive, and […]