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Recognizing the Armenian genocide: Beyond selective memory | Apr 24 2015 | Sedef Arat-Koc | It is interesting that as the Canadian media and politicians call on the Turkish state to recognize the Armenian genocide, they have been silent on other genocides. Why?
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Newsrooms have glance journalism up their sleeves | Apr 22 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | The advent of wearable technology like smartwatches has ushered in what's been called "glance journalism." Newsrooms are beginning to give special attention to the glance.
Ideas on the move: Radical publishing and reading groups | Apr 22 2015 | Scott Neigh | Bhaskar Sunkara and Eden Haythornthwaite talk about Jacobin magazine, reading groups, and the circulation of radical ideas.
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CBC's program q aimed at U.S. youth while most Canadians given a back seat | Apr 17 2015 | Nick Fillmore | The CBC's relaunch of Q is coming up -- but the new model could leave many Canadian listeners out in the cold.
Reclaiming our justice system and media: Lessons from Cindy Gladue | Apr 16 2015 | Taylor S.J. | We are not entitled to know the explicit details of Cindy Gladue's passing. What we ought to find out is how the justice system could further dehumanize the sacred life of an Indigenous woman.
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The media's responses to Jian Ghomeshi and John Furlong exposés are extraordinary | Apr 9 2015 | Michael Stewart | Laura Robinson obtained eight signed affidavits alleging the former VANOC CEO John Furlong abused Aboriginal children while teaching in Northern B.C. It wasn't enough to save her career.
How the Day of Pink sold out trans youth: Having Laureen Harper as a spokesperson | Apr 8 2015 | Ariel Troster | When Laureen Harper showed up as a spokesperson for anti-bullying Day of Pink, Ariel Troster couldn't help but call out the hypocrisy. On Day of Pink, here are her words, with tweets.
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The sounds of silence: Postmedia buys Sun Newspaper chain and no one heard a thing | Apr 6 2015 | James Compton, Paul Benedetti | On March 25, the competition bureau cleared the way for Postmedia to buy Sun Media's properties. Here's why we need to pay attention.
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Harper is destroying the 'welfare state' Harry helped build | Mar 31 2015 | Karl Nerenberg | The Broadbent Institute's third annual Progress Summit ended on Saturday afternoon with a moving speech by 92-year-old Harry Smith. Harry grew up poor and now fears a return of the '1930s'.
#FierceVoices launches in Vancouver | Mar 29 2015 | Tania Ehret | On Wednesday, March 25, women and allies gathered to speak with #fiercevoices at Heartwood Community Cafe.
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Why the Crull controversy is a symptom of Bell Media's bad bundles bet | Mar 27 2015 | Michael Geist | The furor over Bell Media President Kevin Crull's banning of CRTC Chair Jean Pierre Blais from CTV news coverage following the pick-and-pay decision made for a remarkable news day yesterday.
Ed Broadbent on 'Building a Better Canada' and Progress Summit 2015 | Mar 27 2015 | Ed Broadbent | On Friday March 27, Ed Broadbent delivered this opening address to the Progress Summit 2015.


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