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CBC Ombudsperson: Passport Babies
1 year 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
1 year 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
Toronto Star editor: Why we’re offering free digital access to essential coronavirus information
1 year ago

Toronto Star editor: Why we’re offering free digital access to essential coronavirus information

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Toronto Star editor Irene Gentle on lifting the paywall on public service coverage
Christie Blatchford Doesn’t Deserve Her Eulogy
1 year ago

Christie Blatchford Doesn’t Deserve Her Eulogy

Let's tell the truth about Blatchford's toxic legacy
Edward Madojemu on innovation, agency and shared experience in the world of VR
1 year ago

Edward Madojemu on innovation, agency and shared experience in the world of VR

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What 360-graphic novels can teach us about non-fiction storytelling
What readers miss out on when newsrooms aren’t diverse
1 year ago

What readers miss out on when newsrooms aren’t diverse

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The stories we're told are shaped by those with clout. What about the voices we're not hearing from?
Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold
1 year ago

Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review panel report leaves consumers out in the cold

J-Source publisher and co-author of upcoming book ‘The End of the CBC’ breaks down the regulatory recommendations that have industry watchdogs in a tailspin
Tech trends that could change news media in 2020
1 year ago

Tech trends that could change news media in 2020

From 5G to 3D, 360 video, here are some exciting tech developments rife with potential for news content producers
Trans voices missing in Canadian newsrooms
1 year ago

Trans voices missing in Canadian newsrooms

Hiring of trans journalists, workplace support, self reporting could all help
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