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Taking Sides

Taking Sides is WACC Global's take on the rapidly changing world of communications and social media. The aim is to highlight topics that are of more passing interest and likely to have a positive or negative impact on people's lives, in Canada and around the world.

Blog - Taking Sides September 13
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Philip Lee | Democracy fails when heads of state, populist politicians and unregulated corporate interests are allowed to ride roughshod over freedom of the press.
Blog - Taking Sides September 6
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Lorenzo Vargas | Linguistic issues do not make headlines every day, but the struggles of communities working together to bring greater attention to the concerns of ethno-cultural minorities are very real.
Blog - Taking Sides August 30
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Philip Lee | As migration and displacement of people worldwide have increased, so has media coverage, not all positive.
Blog - Taking Sides August 23
Man listening to earphones. Image: Muhammadtaha Ibrahim/Unsplash
Philip Lee | Accessibility and affordability are watchwords of the communication rights movement. Yet when it comes to digital access, governments still have not got their act together.