Policy

Student media learning how to bridge gaps created by Bill C-18

The Varsity’s managing online editor on the challenges that Meta and Google’s news blocks have presented to campus media and how to take digital distribution back into into their own hands Continue Reading Student media learning how to bridge gaps created by Bill C-18

Staring down Meta and Google: Newsrooms weigh the threats

A report from the trenches on the Online News Act and what a backlash ban on news in Canada could mean
Continue Reading Staring down Meta and Google: Newsrooms weigh the threats

Will Indigenous voices be lost in battle with Big Tech over online news?

The digital era made it easy for IndigiNews to connect with Indigenous communities. The Online News Act threatens that Continue Reading Will Indigenous voices be lost in battle with Big Tech over online news?

Bill C-18: Google and Meta spark crucial test for journalism in Canada

At stake is the nature of the country’s communications ecosystem, affecting how audiences in Canada get news and information that matters to them Continue Reading Bill C-18: Google and Meta spark crucial test for journalism in Canada

Taming the tech giants will cause collateral damage

The Online Streaming Act will hurt content creators and incentives to produce content relevant to audiences in Canada, but the CRTC can reduce the damage Continue Reading Taming the tech giants will cause collateral damage

Staying Alive: Breaking Down Public Policy’s Role in Local Broadcasting with Anja Karadeglija

With major legislative changes surrounding news delivery in Canada, tech and news organizations are mapping their next moves. Parliamentary reporter Anja Karadeglija discusses the function of the broadcast regulator in the digital age. Continue Reading Staying Alive: Breaking Down Public Policy’s Role in Local Broadcasting with Anja Karadeglija

The Online News Act and its impact on the ethnic media landscape in Canada

Amid concerns surrounding Bill C-18, some question the legislation’s ability to help smaller, ethnic media outlets Continue Reading The Online News Act and its impact on the ethnic media landscape in Canada

Google tests blocking news content for some in Canada in response to government bill

All types of news content are being affected by the test, which will run for about five weeks, the company said Continue Reading Google tests blocking news content for some in Canada in response to government bill

Front pages the day after a 2021 Canadian election

Liberal Party re-elected to form a minority government in hotly unanticipated mid-pandemic snap election Continue Reading Front pages the day after a 2021 Canadian election

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

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