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The HuffPost Canada union is dead. Long live the HuffPost Canada union
1 year ago

The HuffPost Canada union is dead. Long live the HuffPost Canada union

The workers of HuffPost Canada got to have a union for two weeks, but its impact will last a lifetime
B.C.’s proposed FOI fee threatens ‘Indigenous Peoples, families and communities’
1 year ago

B.C.’s proposed FOI fee threatens ‘Indigenous Peoples, families and communities’

By  •  Columns
Fees could make it harder for small outlets like IndigiNews to justify filing shot-in-the-dark info requests — like the one that led to its birth alerts investigation, writes reporter Anna McKenzie
Free Press religion reporter on how the paper is restoring faith in Winnipeg news coverage
1 year ago

Free Press religion reporter on how the paper is restoring faith in Winnipeg news coverage

The two-year-old beat, funded by different religious groups, is fostering community engagement and providing new revenue
Facebook has a misinformation problem, and is blocking access to data about how much there is and who is affected
1 year 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 year 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
To protect our privacy and free speech, Canada needs to overhaul its approach to regulating online harms
1 year ago

To protect our privacy and free speech, Canada needs to overhaul its approach to regulating online harms

By  •  Columns
Canada’s proposed internet regulation measures focus almost exclusively on speech
Mainstream media blew Trump coverage — and now risks doing the same with the PPC
1 year ago

Mainstream media blew Trump coverage — and now risks doing the same with the PPC

If this sort of sympathetic coverage of Maxime Bernier and his PPC seems familiar, that’s because it should
Online news in Canada continues to miss the why when reporting extreme weather
1 year 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