History’s habit of repeating itself has once again hamstrung Canadian antitrust law when it comes to preventing media monopolies. This time, however, the Supreme Court of Canada has left the… Continue Reading Supreme Court ruling makes need for Competition Act reform urgent
The 24-hour-a-day Viceland television channel launched in February 2016.
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The complainant, Jenni Byrne of Bayfield Strategy, Inc., wrote on behalf of her client, Fortress Developments. She stated that one of the reporters involved in ongoing coverage of… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Following Fortress
In some communities, internet access is so limited municipalities can’t rely on social media as a replacement for news.
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With a significant portion of the audience arriving at news sites via social media and search, the imminent death of the homepage is a common refrain. One senior digital manager… Continue Reading The death of the homepage is much exaggerated
Print advertising revenue fell 17.9 per cent and print circulation revenue dropped 6.1 per cent.
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A foundation for resiliency needs to be built up before journalists are in the field.
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