Media Matters

Jun 2, 2020
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Unions and online technology from the 1980s to COVID-19

Talking Radical Radio
Long-time trade unionist Derek Blackadder talks about the labour movement's use of new technologies over the decades and how that relates to today's pandemic-inspired push to move everything online.
May 14, 2020
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Pandemic of mistrust

Philip Lee
A recent Angus Reid poll showed that 48 per cent of Canadians do not trust the news media to provide accurate information about COVID-19.
May 13, 2020
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Ottawa dithers while local newspapers die

John Miller
The federal government promised $595 million to support Canadian newspapers 18 months ago, but so far that program has not paid out any funds to struggling publishers.


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