Posts Tagged ‘media’

Trudeau’s media love affair draws to a sour end

September 28, 2016

As October ushers in the first anniversary of the Trudeau government, a clear pattern has emerged. The public’s love affair with Justin Trudeau remains undiminished, intense and glowing. But the media’s attitude toward the Prime Minister and his government has palpably turned sour and frustrated.

Covering Canada on Government Dime

September 12, 2016

The various arms of Canadian foreign policy fund media initiatives they expect will portray their operations sympathetically. It’s one reason why Canadians overwhelmingly believe this country is a benevolent international actor even though Ottawa long advanced corporate interests and sided with the British and US empires.

Covering Canada on Government Dime

We have a corporate media problem

July 29, 2016

The situation is beyond abysmal and it’s no small wonder why Canada’s media outlets are so overtly right wing and, when considering the figures above, why they so often act as stenographers for the powerful.

Dear Canadian media: Your racism is showing

July 29, 2016

Mainstream news media and social media are in near-unanimous agreement. After nine years of a Conservative government with limited popular support, we now have a prime minister who cries for the Indigenous Peoples of this land and dances in support of the LGBTQ+ community.

However, as many marginalized peoples in this country are aware, there are many areas in Canada that warrant scrutiny and today I am going to focus on one in particular: Canadian news media.

Spinning the Media

December 23, 2015

Independent Media Has Never Been So Important

June 29, 2014

Canadian police accused of cracking down on journalists

May 17, 2013