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The Mystery of the Woman at the Window
At least 22 civil servants across four departments were mobilized to respond to a media question about an "unauthorized" tweet
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#706 Chopped And O’Tooled
Twitter became the centre of the election this week when they put a "manipulated media” tag on one of Chrystia Freeland’s tweets, which contained an edited video of Conservative leader Erin O’Toole. And is science journalism at a crisis point in Canada? An analysis finds Canada’s biggest newspapers gave about half as much coverage to the IPCC’s major recent climate report as US ones did.
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#297 Vax Canadiana
Canadian media have lost the plot around the vaccine rollout. And a Montreal-based website makes the list of COVID-19 conspiracy theory superspreaders.
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#293 A Fired CBC Reporter Is Vindicated
Reporter Ahmar Khan tried to blow the whistle on systemic racism at CBC... and they fired him. Maclean’s publishes a big, powerful list.
The Best And Worst Tweets Of 2020
Forty-nine ways of looking at a hellscape
The Best And Worst Tweets Of 2019
People still bad, animals still good
Is The Agony Of Twitter Worth It For Young Journalists?
It can be a valuable, even necessary, tool. It can also, of course, be an anxiety-inducing hellsite.
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#303 Jon Ronson
A conversation about the similarities between journalism and porn becomes a tense disagreement about online shaming.
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#223 Jessica Yaniv, Transphobic Fever Dream
From Canadian news sites to InfoWars, a BC trans woman has become a fixation of conservative media. And new details emerge from the national media bailout that exclude -- surprise! -- nearly anyone who isn't a newspaper.
Gavin McInnes Banned From Twitter, Again
Proud Boys founder started new account for alter ego "Miles McInnes"