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Big night! The U.S. midterm elections yesterday mostly went according to expectations: Democrats retook the House of Representatives,… Continue Reading In cities across America, this morning’s newspaper told you there was an election yesterday — but nothing about it
The Toronto Sun has a history of columnists writing xenophobic pieces — but they are met with a shrug by the rest of Canadian media.
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Journalists should be careful when using social media posts to report what the public thinks, and should tell readers how the data was collected.
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The detention of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar should concern every reporter in Canada.
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