Bill C-58 is in its final stages. What happens to the public’s right-to-know if it passes?
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The New York Times came under fire after a political cartoon appeared in print on April 25, 2019.
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The Ontario city of Thunder Bay is in the headlines these days for all the wrong reasons. Canada’s highest rates of murder and violent crime. The highest number of hate… Continue Reading Thunder Bay: Local news is important for conversations on reconciliation
In the wake of a series of coordinated attacks that claimed more than 250 lives on April 21, the government of Sri Lanka shut off its residents’ access to social… Continue Reading Shutting down social media does not reduce violence, but rather fuels it
In the absence of media scrutiny, politicians have started to spin their own stories
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By Kathy Kiely, University of Missouri-Columbia and Laurel Leff, Northeastern University
These days, anybody with an internet connection can be a publisher.
That doesn’t make everybody a journalist.
This distinction… Continue Reading Journalism’s Assange problem
We shouldn’t need a Super Bowl commercial costing around $10 million to remind us that information is supposed to matter in a democracy.
Yet the Washington Post thought we did,… Continue Reading Our faith in information is faltering when we most need facts
The federal budget has finally answered some of the questions about the Liberal government’s plans to subsidize the news business, which were first floated late last year. But the details… Continue Reading Government funding for journalism: To what end?