A Reflection on the Q&A with Faith Goldy and a Closer Look At Her Past Incendiary Comments

The responses to my Q&A with far-right mayoral candidate Faith Goldy have ranged from praise for studying a high-profile candidate's campaign largely ignored by the mainstream press to heavy criticism for being her "stenographer," "normalizing her," and allowing her to get away with lies. Upon reflection, and after discussing the issue on this week's CANADALAND's … Continue reading A Reflection on the Q&A with Faith Goldy and a Closer Look At Her Past Incendiary Comments

Q&A With Dark-Horse Toronto Mayoral Candidate Faith Goldy

She's so controversial I'll likely get attacked just for interviewing her and publishing this article, but former Sun News Network and Rebel Media journalist and staunch right-wing commentator Faith Goldy's Toronto mayoral run is newsworthy. As one top media figure who used to manage a newsroom put it: "If I had two people assigned to … Continue reading Q&A With Dark-Horse Toronto Mayoral Candidate Faith Goldy

A Look at Twitter Engagement in Canada

Last month I published a piece on Raving Canuck┬áthat analyzed the Twitter follower counts of high-profile Canadian accounts. Using software from Twitter Audit (not an exact science), results showed the ratio of supposedly real to fake followers varied widely among some of Canada's top Twitter accounts. Several journalists were intrigued enough by the piece to … Continue reading A Look at Twitter Engagement in Canada