Wasting money propping up untenable news operations

Billions are spent on the CBC, hundreds of millions are redirected by the CRTC to ensure we’re informed. Is more federal funding for local news justified?

Wasting money propping up untenable news operations
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Billions spent on the CBC, hundreds of millions redirected by the CRTC. Is more federal funding for local news justified?

Rigorous journalism can save us from fake news

How government can navigate a changing landscape to create the conditions for vigorous, ethical journalism and open, informed debate

Rigorous journalism can save us from fake news
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How government can navigate a changing landscape to create the conditions for vigorous, ethical journalism and open, informed debate

The western media’s appalling embrace of North Korea

The international media is so blind in its disdain for Trump that they are whitewashing the crimes of one of the world’s most repressive regimes

The western media’s appalling embrace of North Korea
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The international media is so blind in its disdain for Trump that they are whitewashing the crimes of one of the world’s most repressive regimes

Sacked: sports media objectivity is being thrown for a loss

The relationship between the covered and those covering is morphing as teams expect different things from the people who inhabit the press box

Sacked: sports media objectivity is being thrown for a loss
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The relationship between the covered and those covering is morphing as teams expect different things from the people who inhabit the press box

Mob rule: the Internet at its most thoughtless and hurtful

A story gets told, people instantly react, someone gets vilified. Sometimes they get destroyed. This time‎, the mob went after a mother who didn't deserve it

Mob rule: the Internet at its most thoughtless and hurtful
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A story gets told, people instantly react, someone gets vilified. Sometimes they get destroyed. This time, the mob went after a mother who didn’t deserve it

Coarsening of public life a reflection of the times we live in

Should we really be surprised – let alone shocked – when our political leaders bring the language of the streets into the corridors of power?

Coarsening of public life a reflection of the times we live in
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Should we really be surprised – let alone shocked – when our political leaders bring the language of the streets into the corridors of power?

Go ahead, shoot the messenger

The media bears some of the responsibility for Donald Trump even when we stand in defiance of him

Go ahead, shoot the messenger
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The media bears some of the responsibility for Donald Trump even when we stand in defiance of him

5 steps to optimizing your small newspaper website

SEO is incredibly important to the success of any online news outlet

5 steps to optimizing your small newspaper website
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SEO is incredibly important to the success of any online news outlet

#MeToo movement gains traction in Ottawa

Ottawa’s corridors of power have been buzzing about a coming bombshell. The revelations will bring a speedy end to many political careers

#MeToo movement gains traction in Ottawa
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Ottawa’s corridors of power have been buzzing about a coming bombshell. The revelations will bring a speedy end to many political careers

The fake news controversy isn’t really new

News reporting has always been susceptible to allegations of spin and slant, cherry-picking and calculation

The fake news controversy isn’t really new
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News reporting has always been susceptible to allegations of spin and slant, cherry-picking and calculation