Media Matters


Goliath vs. Goliath | Dec 17 2014 | Eva Prkachin | Leaked emails reveal that Sony, the MPAA, and other large studios are concocting a plan to censor the Internet.
In defence of the 'F' word: Why we need feminism now more than ever | Dec 12 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Sexism still abounds. Both in the ways it always has and in completely new ways. This is the first post in a series about how sexism impacts girls today and how feminism can help.
Photo: flickr/Roland Tanglao
What needs to happen to save and rebuild the CBC | Dec 4 2014 | Nick Fillmore | The CBC is being starved to death by the Harper government. With a federal election less than a year away, Canadians need to know exactly how Mulcair and Trudeau propose to revive and rebuild the CBC.
Photo: flickr/Andy Melton
#BeenRapedNeverReported: I refuse to stay silent | Nov 25 2014 | Mary Ann Davis | Mary Ann spoke out on twitter about her experience with sexual assault using the hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported. Here is her story.
In business, as in politics, women's voices matter | Nov 25 2014 | Kaity Cooper | Why women's voices matter in politics, business and media and who is responsible for making them heard. Reflections on a talk by Kim Campbell, Canada's first and only woman Prime Minister.
Linden MacIntyre is right to link Mansbridge and Gzowski to the Ghomeshi scandal | Nov 21 2014 | Meghan Murphy | The CBC has a history of protecting their stars who are often egotistical, womanizing men.
CBC / Radio-Canada protest. Photo: sarah0s/flickr
CBC and Radio-Canada fans fight for stable, long-term funding | Nov 18 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | As francophones demonstrate for adequate financing for CBC/Radio-Canada, the Conservatives argue that the Corporation's woes are its own fault. There are practical, feasible funding models, however.
Peoples' Social Forum: Media and Movements | Nov 17 2014 | Victoria Fenner | Today's Needs No Introduction focuses on independent media, featuring a panel discussion sponsored by at the Peoples' Social Forum.
The politics of a case of harassment in the House of Commons | Nov 10 2014 | Karl Nerenberg | When Justin Trudeau publicly suspended two of his MPs because they had allegedly harassed two MPs of another party, all sides held their partisan fire -- at first. Then that all changed.
Photo: Alex Tse
Searching for media democracy amid mainstream corporatocracy | Nov 10 2014 | Tania Ehret | We need media democracy! Luckily Media Democracy Days were held this weekend where everything from the digital divide to the politics of representation were discussed.
Lazy journalism | Nov 10 2014 | J. Baglow | Perhaps Jonathan Kay and Justin Ling have had better days.
Photo: flickr/Pablo
Jian Ghomeshi and the bystander effect | Nov 6 2014 | Julie LaLonde | The Jian Ghomeshi allegations of sexual abuse have rocked Canada and beyond and lead to one big question: How did he get away with it for so long? Here's what you can do to call out sexual harassment.

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