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My new Macleans op-ed notes that government legislation tends to attract a wide range of responses. Some bills grab the spotlight and become sources of heated... more
free speech
Social Media
Bill C-10
cdnpoli
If Bill C-10 isn’t a fireable offence, this interview should be. Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault is simply unable to respond coherently to basic... more
Steven Guilbeault
Bill C-10
Social Media
Canadian Heritage
CRTC
YouTube
cdnpoli
Days after the government removed legal safeguards designed to ensure the CRTC would not regulate user generated content as part of Bill C-10, its Broadcasting... more
Bill C-10
Broadcasting reform
Social Media
free speech
Copyright law
CRTC
Section 4.1
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage
Liberal Party
Steven Guilbeault
Canadian Heritage
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage last month and was asked by Liberal MP Tim Louis about... more
Bill C-10
Steven Guilbeault
Social Media
free speech
CRTC
cdnpoli
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault yesterday told the House of Commons Heritage Committee that his department would reduce the amount it allocates to... more
Media Wars
free press
Social Media
Facebook
cdnpoli
Around the world, governments are moving to correct an historical inequality that dates back to the birth of digital media platforms. In April 2020 alone,... more
Journalism
cdnpoli
media
Social Media
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans for a new digital charter for Canadians on Thursday morning in Paris, in a speech that covered the public's... more
Justin Trudeau
Social Media
propaganda
fake news
elxn2019
The unprecedented access to information in the Middle East and North Africa have had a great impact on the population and regimes. The population, largely... more
Yasser Harrak
Globalization
Middle East
North Africa
MENA
Arab Spring
Targuist Sniper
Morocco
Saudi Arabia
Yemen
UAE
Social Media
Facebook
propaganda
intelligence
protest movement
By Mark Blevis & David Coletto In August 2016, we explored how Canadians use the internet to discuss and debate politics, get their news, and what role... more
Internet
Politics
Social Media
Facebook
cdnpoli
public opinion
Abacus Data
fake news
propaganda
news media
Canada
Facebook likes to ask us, “What’s on Your Mind?”, “Where Are You?”, “How Are You Feeling?”.  Nosy little platform if I do say so myself.  But it isn’t the only... more
Social Media
Big Brother
privacy
EULA
end-user
The CBC had to close its Comments section recently due to racist slurs against indigenous people, Muslims, and others.  One alternative is to seek out niche... more
Technology
information technologies
Social Media
online forums
online comments
trolls
trolling
Facebook
Racism
I know that this is the Borowitz's style of satire coming through, but it is pointless to talk down to the "unconverted" humans on our planet, even in jest. I... more
Social Media
pundits
elitism
media
Letters to the Editor
cognitive science
global warming
climate change
Hi Ken, The communications advice you give to OC Transpo is the pre-social media approach to public relations. The idea of modern communications is not to hide... more
OC Transpo
Communications
Social Media
Ottawa
City of Ottawa
Twitter