On February 17, hearings that could well decide the future of Internet broadcasting in Canada will begin in a small room across the river from the Parliament buildings in Gatineau, Quebec.
Paul D. Boin
A Blog for Media Justice, By Paul D. Boin, is jointly sponsored by Rabble.ca and the Media Justice Project.
The great value of the open Internet is that it allows us to envision and produce a more democratic media system. But now the open Internet is under threat.
Regardless of where you stand on the current Mideast crisis between Israel and Gaza, what I find most shocking about the media coverage is the lack of outrage over the blocking of journalists.
Whether you are concerned with issues pertaining to health care, the economy, or the environment, the current democratic deficit in media limits opportunities for social change.
The responses to the initiatives of the Seriously Free Speech Committee have brought Canwest to drop its suit against me for being part of a ‘conspiracy' to create and publish the parody.
<span>Torontonians share their thoughts about "What's Missing In The Media?" This video is part of Media Democracy Day, Oct. 23/08</span>
It's Media Democracy Day in Toronto. As part of the day's events, video activists will be asking the public, "What's missing in the media?"