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Will Postmedia face a reckoning for its climate coverage?
2 weeks 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
1 month 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?
1 month 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?
2 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
2 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
3 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
How an oversight in the RCMP Act keeps justice suspended and truths hidden
3 months ago

How an oversight in the RCMP Act keeps justice suspended and truths hidden

By  •  News, Politics, Law
Jane Gerster spent two years investigating a justice system misconduct case. While parties on all sides wanted to lift a 14-year old publication ban, FOIs revealed the RCMP didn’t know how and a judicial review showed the federal courts couldn’t
Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police
3 months ago

Being skeptical of sources is a journalist’s job – but it doesn’t always happen when those sources are the police

A tendency to go with the 'police said' narrative without outwardly questioning if it is right is a continuing failure of journalism
Why 2021 is the year I start charging late fees
6 months ago

Why 2021 is the year I start charging late fees

By  •  Work, Analysis
In a country with limited legal protections, freelancers in Canada consider obstacles and possibilities of setting new norms
Photographing beyond ‘needle-in-puddle’
6 months ago

Photographing beyond ‘needle-in-puddle’

With so many crises making news these days, we see a rise in harmful imagery. A journalist considers the result
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