The complainant, Jack Locke, thought that a story on the World at Six took sides in a running controversy over adding fluoride to drinking water. As a long-time opponent of fluoridation, he found that hard to swallow.
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“Who – or what – will do journalism in this AI-enhanced and automated world, and how will they do it?”
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Karen Pugliese on how to move forward (No token efforts please)
Read More Continue Reading Canadian newspapers had the tools and exposure to cover the MMIWG final report with the respect it deserved. They botched it anyway
How do democracies deal with disinformation that is indistinguishable from journalism?
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Attitudes towards news media and consumption behaviour in Canada pose a sort of conundrum. In general, Canadians have a positive view of journalism and relatively high trust in media, but on the other hand, they are little inclined to pay for digital news sources.
Read More Continue Reading A paltry number of Canadians are paying for online news
Bill C-58 is in its final stages. What happens to the public’s right-to-know if it passes?
Read More Continue Reading Trudeau’s government continues to fall short on media’s access to information
The complainant, Justin Stayshyn, said radio coverage of a recent federal byelection not only bought into a conspiracy theory, it presented partisan spin as legitimate analysis. The dispute revolved around… Continue Reading CBC Ombudsperson: Who’s an “observer,” anyway?
What happens when an illegally logged tree falls or poachers kill endangered brown bears in the forest, but there’s no journalist to report it?
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