Media Matters

Blog
Apr 30, 2016

Spotlight on homeless deaths

Cathy Crowe
Naheed Dosani
Investigative journalism makes a difference in the court of public opinion and social policy.
Blog
Apr 27, 2016
Photo: flickr/Eva Blue

Free advice for Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly

Karl Nerenberg
The still-new Minister of Canadian Heritage has launched an ambitious project to rethink all federal cultural policies and institutions. The consultation process is still in its infancy.
Blog
Apr 27, 2016
Photo: RicLaf/flickr

Journalism and democracy in the Chronicle Herald strike

Andrew Biro
The Chronicle Herald strike shows how labour disputes are often about struggles over expertise and authority in the work process. And it shows the importance of responsible journalism for a democracy.
Podcast
Apr 21, 2016

Who will win the digital revolution?

Needs No Introduction
A talk by Robert McChesney and John Nichols based on their book "People Get Ready - The Fight Against the Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."
Podcast
Apr 11, 2016

Combating Islamophobia in Media

Needs No Introduction
A presentation by rabble at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House in Vancouver about how Islamophobia has permeated the news cycle and how we can move forward.
News
Apr 8, 2016

How to combat Islamophobia in the media

Alyse Kotyk
Combatting Islamophobia in media was the focus of a panel discussion in Vancouver. Urooba Jamal, Itrath Syed and Sunera Thobani shared their firsthand experiences and solutions on how to move forward.
Blog
Mar 31, 2016

Combatting Islamophobia in the media

rabble staff
rabble.ca is happy to announce our public event on April 5 in Vancouver on combatting Islamophobia in media and society.
News
Mar 31, 2016
Photo: flickr/ abuchanterrell

Communities need to take back community media

Victoria Fenner
The money that cable companies are mandated to spend on community production could be put to better use if the CRTC directed funds directly to community media.

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