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Lucinda Chodan, newly appointed Edmonton Journal editor-in-chief
David J. Climenhaga | Tuesday morning's edition of the Edmonton Journal confirms the appointment of Lucinda Chodan as editor-in-chief, first reported in this space last October.
Columnists
Paul Heisler, Pro Bono | A SLAPP is a legal battle where corporate Goliaths have a massive advantage which they can exploit to suppress criticism and ultimately discourage activism.
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Nick Fillmore | WARNING: News from corporate-owned media is bad for our country's health! Part two of a five-part series on Canada's media crisis.
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Nick Fillmore | Canwest and other media corporations claim to care about quality journalism, but they've deceived Canadians for decades. Part one of a five-part series on Canada's media crisis.
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Marie Elliott and Steve Anderson | The economic downturn has been hard on both independent and corporate media. But now there's an opportunity for independent media outlets to chip away at mainstream media's market share.
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rabbleTV | Brave Canwest is teetering on the verge of bankruptcy but it will never abandon the War on Satire.
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Gary Engler | The idea that there are "synergies" in owning a chain of national newspapers anchored by a "flagship" national paper still sounds good to some, despite its actual dismal history.
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Gary Engler | When Canada’s largest media conglomerate filed for court protection against creditors for a portion of the company on Oct. 6, laid-off employees lost severance pay, while some bosses got bonuses.
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Fred Wilson | If media workers are sold out again, Canadian culture will suffer a similar fate.
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Gary Engler | Like Gordon Gekko, Lord Black lived by the motto that 'greed is good.' But blaming him for all our media woes might take our eyes off the systemic problems of contemporary capitalism.
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James Winter | After a man murders three women in Pittsburgh, right-wing columnists let patriarchy off the hook by bashing feminism.