The Unintentional Relevancy of The Walrus Today At the end of February, the federal Liberal government announced in its new budget that it would be allocating $50 million -- spread out over five years -- to local journalism in underserved communities. It was a drop in the bucket for an industry hemorrhaging cash by the millions … Continue reading The Blubbery and Gluttonous Walrus Magazine
What is the Trudeau Government Trying to Censor on Facebook?
After Trudeau was endlessly lampooned for his boneheaded "peoplekind" manterruption by both the domestic and international press throughout the week (I don't really care if it was joke or not, or taken out of context, the point is Trudeau says dumb things often, meant seriously, that usually get ignored or praised by Canadian mainstream media), the … Continue reading What is the Trudeau Government Trying to Censor on Facebook?
2017 is the year Canada goes full Pravda
Today a report from a Public Policy Forum study--contracted by the federal government--is going to be released recommending that Canadian media be further subsidized by the government. PPF touts itself as "an independent, non-governmental organization dedicated to improving the quality of government in Canada", but the first thing one sees on the think tank's site … Continue reading 2017 is the year Canada goes full Pravda