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Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics

Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics

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Activists, politicians and partisans compete intensely for attention and influence online. Today, malevolent actors seem to have the upper hand. They push disinformation and hate using fake accounts, bots, and… Continue Reading Breaking the News: How Bots, Trolls and Other Media Manipulators Threaten Our Politics

Canada’s top media tweeters in 2017
5 months ago

Canada’s top media tweeters in 2017

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Daniel Dale was the most mentioned Canadian journalist, while @CBCNews led media organizations.
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Why Twitter is betting big on livestreaming video
7 months ago

Why Twitter is betting big on livestreaming video

Here’s why Twitter is hoping Canadian news organizations start using their platform to livestream.
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CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.
1 year ago

CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

By Esther Enkin, CBC Ombudsman

William McDowell, legal counsel to J.D. Irving Limited (JDI), wrote to complain about the Twitter activity of the provincial affairs correspondent in New… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsman: Two Twitter Accounts, One Reporter – It’s dangerous.

Blessing or curse?
1 year ago

Blessing or curse?

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By Sydney Jones for The Signal

On the morning of Halloween, 2014, adults disguised as ghouls and witches carried briefcases and purses as they walked to work, crunching… Continue Reading Blessing or curse?