Nov 13, 2013
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Media workers can lead the fight against austerity

Errol Salamon
The role of media workers in the fight against neoliberal austerity politics is often overlooked. Yet labour activists could learn from them to resist capitalist assaults.
Oct 19, 2013
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We no longer trust newspapers and it's their fault

John Miller
Many of us no longer understand what journalists do, or why. In the face of this knowledge, journalists often duck for cover. It's time they faced up to it, for the sake of democracy.
Jul 28, 2013
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Was journalist Michael Hastings murdered?

Ethan Cox
Hastings death might have been, and quite likely was, an accident. But there's more than enough evidence to the contrary to demand a full investigation.
May 14, 2013

2013 B.C. election: The missing news

Needs No Introduction
A panel discussion presented as part of the CounterCulture Speaker Series and run by the Media Democracy Project, looks at what's missing in the coverage of the B.C. election.
May 7, 2013

Student unions need the campus press

Mick Sweetman
The campus press in Canada has its origins in the student union movement as students found they had to have a way to raise student issues that weren't covered by the mainstream media.
Jan 25, 2013
Photo: Edna Chan/The McGill Daily

From quarks to quirk: A critical look at science journalism

Shannon Palus
Anqi Zhang
There is one thing about the impact of science that we know for certain: it's messy, it's nuanced, it's hard to pin down. That's why accurate, sensible and accessible science journalism is important.
Jan 6, 2013

The politics of wages

Nora Loreto
Debunking the right-wing assault on Theresa Spence's salary.


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