Media Matters


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#ImNotNext: Indigenous women use social media to demand change | Sep 18 2014 | Sarah Hunt | Are there links between missing and murdered women and Bill C-36? Perhaps. It seems there is a discomfort in linking violence against Indigenous women and the rights and safety of sex workers.
A vision of community-controlled, multi-media centres across the country | Sep 17 2014 | Scott Neigh | Cathy Edwards talks about the work of Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations to radically change the community broadcast media landscape in Canada.
Watch: Alternative Media Movement Assembly at #PSF2014 | Sep 15 2014 | Peoples' Social Forum | Watch the discussion during the Alternative Media Movement Assembly at the Peoples' Social Forum!
Freedom of information: A bad joke | Sep 15 2014 | Hans Rollman | A widely publicized Canadian Press experience reveals the serious erosion of our government's democratic accountability. Or really, what government accountability?!
The liberal media elite and other Conservative tall tales | Sep 15 2014 | Gerry Caplan | A leaked Conservative Party fundraising email charges that the Liberal Party and the mainstream media are in lockstep. Nope, it's actually moderate Conservatives Harper is ticking off now.
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Take action on the Internet Slowdown | Sep 10 2014 | Do you love your internet? You can speak out by signing this petition on Internet Slowdown Day.
Help the brave women of Ukraine to be heard via a documentary film! | Sep 8 2014 | Support the courageous women of the Ukraine as they tell their story
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Now Playing: Meltdown -- The secret history of the global financial crisis | Sep 5 2014 | Amira Elghawaby | Here's a fantastic documentary series produced by CBC's Doc Zone and worth viewing as we mark the sixth anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis that hit global markets in August of that year.
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Why are we hesitant to name white male violence as a root cause of #MMIW? | Sep 5 2014 | Sarah Hunt | Has the flurry of dialogue and public outrage surrounding MMIW failed to bring about real change? Maybe, because we need to shine a light on the real cause: white male violence.
Poll-driven news coverage does a disservice to Canadian politics | Sep 5 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | To take a poll and then base political coverage on the results is bottom-feeding journalism and bad for a healthy, policy-based democratic dialogue. It happens too often in Canada.
Linda McQuaig: Celebrating Indie Media and Activism | Sep 4 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Linda McQuaig spoke to guests at's event Celebrating Indie Media and Activism at the Peoples' Social Forum in Ottawa on August 21, 2014.
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Occupy Rogers! Occupy Bell! Let's make telecom public | Sep 1 2014 | Gerry Caplan | Bringing Bell and Rogers and Telus and Shaw under public ownership? Now that's a cause worth marching for. Everyone's mad as hell at these guys, so why do we still have to take it?


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Autosaurus Rex: A story of dinosaurs
Rex Murphy, a commentator on The National and host of CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup, has been accepting money from the oil industry in the form of speaking fees.

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