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Postmedia, Israel and Ethics-Free Journalism

Malcolm X: “If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” 3,240 more words

Human Rights

Why Sinclair Broadcast Group Has so Much Power Now

You may have heard about the scripted message delivered recently on nearly all Sinclair-owned television stations.  It created a scandal, but like many scandals this one will probably be forgotten by most people.  158 more words

Are You Pondering What I'm Pondering?

I think so, Brain … honesty pays, but not enough to affect some reporters.

Humor

Eric Schlosser Quote

JOURNALISTS AREN’T SUPPOSED TO BE CHEERLEADERS.

— ERIC SCHLOSSER

Chrystia Freeland, George Soros and the Ethics of Evidence-Based Reporting

On September 4, 2017, Moscow-based reporter John Helmer published his latest in a series of articles on Canada’s Foreign Minister, Chrystia Freeland. Entitled “Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland Hid Light Under Bushel Until Toronto Globe and Mail Exposé,” Mr. 1,995 more words

Canadian Politics

The appalling defence of Gawker and Nick Denton

A new documentary has apparently surfaced on Netflix. Entitled Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press, it’s subject matter is ostensibly about the Hulk Hogan lawsuit which brought down Gawker, but judging by its dreadfully pretentious trailer, you’ll find that this an attempt to defend Gawker by framing the lawsuit as an assault on the so-called free press. 1,072 more words

The Media