Halifax Examiner

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Halifax Examiner
Halifax Examiner logo.png
Type Online newspaper
Publisher Tim Bousquet
Founded May 18, 2014; 4 years ago (2014-05-18)
City Halifax, Nova Scotia
Website www.halifaxexaminer.ca

The Halifax Examiner is an online newspaper based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It was founded in 2014 by Tim Bousquet, former news editor of The Coast alternative weekly paper. Bousquet, known for covering local politics and undertaking long-term investigations and media analysis, describes the outlet as an "independent, adversarial news site devoted to holding the powerful accountable".[1]

The website is supported by subscribers. Most of the daily stories are free, while more in-depth stories and investigative pieces are behind a paywall.[2] A standard subscription costs $10 per month. The website is ad-free, with Bousquet having expressed an aversion to advertising.[3]

The outlet also produces a podcast called "Examineradio".

See also


  1. ^ Davies, Geoff (18 June 2014). "Will Haligonians open their wallets for Tim Bousquet's paywalled news site?". Canadian Journalism Project.
  2. ^ Baluja, Tamara (19 June 2014). "Q&A with Tim Bousquet on the launch of Halifax Examiner". Canadian Journalism Project.
  3. ^ Braganza, Chantal (3 July 2015). "The Halifax Examiner, one year in". Canadian Journalism Project.

External links

  • Official website
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