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Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?
1 week ago

Where is Canadian media on the Assange file?

'Canadian mainstream press have undermined the public’s right to know while ignoring the significance of WikiLeaks releases themselves. That needs to change’
Honey, the pandemic shrunk transparency
2 weeks ago

Honey, the pandemic shrunk transparency

It's time for the government to take off the mask that disguises and robs us of our public right to know. Trustworthy and revitalized government requires effective access and more public scrutiny
Top 4 interactive coverage styles of the 2020 U.S. election
3 weeks ago

Top 4 interactive coverage styles of the 2020 U.S. election

The apps, maps, VR and robots that told the story of a very long Tuesday
Community podcast initiative coming to Calgary
1 month ago

Community podcast initiative coming to Calgary

Mount Royal University hub will build technical skills, distribute content and foster scholarship on the medium
2020 is a year for the history books, but not without digital archives
2 months ago

2020 is a year for the history books, but not without digital archives

Canada lags behind some countries with preserving public digital records
CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times
3 months ago

CBC Ombudsperson: CBC coverage of the Epoch Times

When CBC News reported on the way the Epoch Times was covering issues related to the coronavirus pandemic, it inspired dozens of complaints. Reader David Tencer wrote that CBC had done a “smear job” on the newspaper, and his complaint is the subject of my latest review.
Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat
4 months ago

Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat

Explanatory reporting, drone journalism and VR help tell the story of the COVID-19 era
Can reported soundscapes foster deeper audience connections?
6 months ago

Can reported soundscapes foster deeper audience connections?

Adrian Ma breaks down binaural audio and how it enriches the listener experience
CBC Ombudsperson: Passport Babies
7 months ago

CBC Ombudsperson: Passport Babies

Earlier this year, The Fifth Estate aired a documentary about the industry of birth tourism, in which expectant mothers from abroad pay a fee to brokers, then come to Canada to deliver their baby. Complainant Janet Cleveland called the program “seriously inaccurate and biased”. I disagreed that it was biased, but my review found problems, nonetheless.
Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat
8 months ago

Popular literature in the age of pandemic threat

What re-reading Camus’s The Plague can tell us about media, literature and social memory in times of crisis