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Six lessons from a year of supporting independent local news startups
4 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?
4 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
The silence of Radio Canada International
5 months ago

The silence of Radio Canada International

By  •  Columns
The former head of CBC News laments the evisceration of CBC’s international service and Canada’s shrinking voice in the world
Is the government picking the wrong place to start regulating algorithms?
5 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
Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism
5 months ago

Why Surviving Hate is crowdsourcing stories about racism

Amber Bernard and Ryan Running Rabbit joined the collaborative journalism project as part of JHR’s Indigenous Reporters Program
‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’
5 months ago

‘We’re taking the RCMP to court’

A coalition of press freedom groups and media outlets is filing a legal application seeking to ensure press access to protests on Vancouver Island
Apple threatens to upend podcasting’s free, open architecture
5 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
6 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
6 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
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