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Writer says this episode with the media was just one more example of the complete ignorance to Indigeneous culture and attitude of white privilege that permeates the Canadian media.
A heated debate over cultural appropriation and free speech boils over in Canadian media after a controversial opinion piece was published last week that that encouraged white writers to explore “the lives of people who aren’t like you.”
The Twitter co-founder, Evan Williams, reflects on what the social media service has wrought on society and how he is trying to change things with Medium, the publishing site.
Columnist says the fallout from a heated debate about race and art can be a learning moment for the media.
Company says it expects digital operations to generate stable revenue in 2017.
Torstar Corp. lost $24.4 million, or 30 cents per share, and cut 110 jobs in the first quarter of 2017, as the company’s core traditional revenue streams continued to plummet in line with broad media industry trends.
Columnist says Canada has emerged as a world leader in supporting Net neutrality, the principle that all content and applications should be treated equally and that choices made by Internet users should be free from ISP or telecom interference.
Columnist says Joly seems aware of the contradiction of mandating Canadian content rules for domestic services but praising the exploitation of a free and open Canadian Internet for foreign cultural products.
In 2015, the streaming giant has announced that it would be doubling its output of original content, and it is aiming to have original productions make up half of its of its streaming catalog in the coming years.
According to new data from comScore, more than half (53 percent) of Wi-Fi households in the U.S. are now using at least one over-the-top streaming service, with Netflix being the primary choice.
Columnist says a series of connections between the Liberal Party of Canada and the Walrus Foundation over the past two years may be affecting the standards and thrust of the journalism at the charity’s titular magazine.
Columnist says that unlike their colleagues at Vice, the Toronto Star has decided it will not continue fighting a recent production order in court, underlining how Canadian law fails to protect journalists and their sources.
Appearance of freckly, carrot-topped, beloved heroine of the series, Anne Shirley, appears to have been digitally altered in Netflix posters for the U.S.
Columnist asks whether there’s any reason Ottawa could not request or require that Netflix include Canadian suggestions for Canadian subscribers – in the same way that Ottawa requires traditional broadcasters to devote a certain part of the programming day to Canadian shows.
Columnist says fear, grief and turmoil rock newsroom after latest surprising and deep round of cuts.
Howard Law, media industry director for Unifor, the union representing CTV workers across the country, confirms that cuts have been made at CTV stations in Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Windsor, Calgary and Edmonton.
Columnist says CBS shows exist in an America-first world in which military might is essential and right and the border is constantly under threat.
In its analysis of the 2017 budget, FRIENDS says it’s two minutes to midnight for Canadian media, particularly in small and medium markets where a majority of Canadians live.
The survey asks respondents to rank what they feel is missing in Canadian journalism right now and the most highly ranked response was money, followed by diversity, innovation and guts.
Google moves to protect its lucrative advertising business by giving marketers greater control over where their ads appear online, after major clients withdrew spots that were shown next to hate speech and other offensive material.