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Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected
4 weeks ago

Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected

How big of a problem is misinformation on social media? Without key data, the picture is blurry
Zooming in on access to justice
1 month ago

Zooming in on access to justice

By  •  Law, Analysis, Ethics
Gains made in broadcasting proceedings online during the pandemic mean it’s time to revisit conventions about court restrictions on journalists
Online news in Canada continues to miss the why when reporting extreme weather
3 months ago

Online news in Canada continues to miss the why when reporting extreme weather

When audiences read about record-breaking weather in Canada, the stories they found in summer 2021 probably didn’t mention climate change
Will Postmedia face a reckoning for its climate coverage?
5 months ago

Will Postmedia face a reckoning for its climate coverage?

By  •  Analysis
SFU prof hopes ethics complaints against the Vancouver Sun and the National Post will stop media promotion of misinformation
Six lessons from a year of supporting independent local news startups
6 months ago

Six lessons from a year of supporting independent local news startups

Indiegraf's co-founder and CEO on how the media network is making an impact in news deserts across North America
Are Bill C-10’s efforts to regulate Canadian content at odds with net neutrality?
6 months ago

Are Bill C-10’s efforts to regulate Canadian content at odds with net neutrality?

C-10’s emphasis on broadcasting is unfit for deeper matters of internet regulation. The bill doesn’t seem to grasp the urgent, wider issues at stake
Is the government picking the wrong place to start regulating algorithms?
6 months ago

Is the government picking the wrong place to start regulating algorithms?

Bill C-10 opens the door to regulating how CanCon is discovered online. More transparency around algorithms is warranted, but in more pressing areas
Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture
7 months ago

Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture

Creators will now have the option to require a payment for audiences to access their content on Apple’s platform
Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures
7 months ago

Record of long-term care coverage shows failure to challenge power structures

Analysis: The public has been inaccurately informed about the connections between big business and policy making by decades of coverage that didn’t critically examine the role of key lobbying group
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