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Sun Media -- not its squalid commentator Ezra Levant -- is the problem | Oct 1 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | Don't expect commentator Ezra Levant to act any differently, or Sun Media to do anything more about it except issue meaningless apologies, in future.
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CRTC vs. Netflix: Who will win this fight? | Oct 1 2014 | Michael Geist | Has the CRTC started a fight it can't win? Possibly. It looks like threats of new regulation won't scare Netflix into submission.
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Photographer decries doctored image of Gaza protest | Sep 30 2014 | Miriam Katawazi | What does it mean when a photograph is altered. What if the changed image is widely shared? How can photojournalists protect their work?
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The three myths of mainstream publishing with Tudor Robins | Sep 25 2014 | Catherine Brunelle, Kevin Johns | We interview Tudor Robins on traditional vs. independent publishing, busting three big myths: the myth of choice, the myth of support and the myth of quality.
Big Telecom releases its army of lobbyists | Sep 23 2014 | Chris Malmo | Big Telecom have unleashed swarms of lobbyists in Washington, D.C. after the expiry of a key FCC comment deadline on Net Neutrality.
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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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