This is a linguistic deficit that reflects a democratic deficit, since the views of the majority are simply not heard in a crucial debate.
The social media community is inclusive, but it can also spot an opportunist a mile away. Out-of-work journalists can't show up late to the party and expect to slide right in.
Al Jazeera broadcaster Avi Lewis talks about how the Middle Eastern network's English channel could change the face of journalism in the Western world, if only it gets CRTC approval.
Canwest, Torstar, Quebecor and CTVglobemedia have cut over thousands of jobs in the past three months, on top of deep cuts made last year, and there is no end in sight.
British journalist Robert Fisk has offered fiercely independent accounts of conflicts throughout the Middle East for decades. He shares his thoughts about the media response to the war on Gaza.
Al Jazeera on the Web was invaluable during the recent Israeli assault on Gaza. They were the only English language network with reporters in Gaza and it was the only TV news I could stand to watch.
You have until February 23 to state your opinion, or perhaps lose it.
Recently, four Windermere secondary school students in Vancouver -- Chitha Manoranjan, Rachelle Wong, Neelam Khare and Peggy Lam -- participated in a 'job shadow' program with rabble.ca.
Catherine Murray introduces the Media Democracy 2008 events in Vancouver.
Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
The U.S. media watch group FAIR is challenging the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for making false and biased claims after a campaign by groups that advocate for uncritical coverage of Israel.