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Economy, International, Politics

How the press and politics have evolved in Canada (and likely elsewhere) (part 2 of 2) 

Book: Power, Prime Ministers and the Press: The Battle for Truth on Parliament Hill In the beginning was politics, shortly after came the press. In the early days in Canada, and undoubtedly elsewhere, newspapers –print journalism- was very biased. Papers »

Politics

How the press and politics have evolved in Canada (and likely elsewhere) (part 1 of 2)

Book: Power, Prime Ministers and the Press: The Battle for Truth on Parliament Hill In the beginning was politics, shortly after came the press. In the early days in Canada, and undoubtedly elsewhere, newspapers –print journalism- was very biased. Papers »

International, Society

Press Freedom Day: Who is scrutinizing on your behalf?

Threats aplenty If you understand that democracy depends on a free press, then you are concerned about the many threats to journalism in areas of conflict and in the free world, too. Today is World Press Freedom Day, a day »

Politics, Society

Journalists rally to demand protection for press freedom

People gathered in communities across Canada on Feb. 25, 2017 asking the government to take action to protect freedom of the press. ‘Serious scandals…press freedom violations’ “The day of action was brought together in response to a really serious series »

International, Politics, Society

‘Dark age’ drops Canada’s press freedom ranking

May 3 is World Press Freedom Day and Canada fell 10 places to 18th on a new list compiled by Reporters Without Borders. A report from this global press watchdog describes the tenure of Canada’s former Prime Minister Stephen Harper »