Mediacheck

CRTC vs. Netflix

CRTC vs. Netflix: Guess Who'll Win?

Threat of new regulation won't scare Internet giants into compliance.

By Michael Geist, 30 Sep 2014

Innovation talk

'Innovation' Is Everywhere, But What Does It Mean?

Two of its leading prophets, Richard Florida and Ray Kurzweil, to give their definition at Oct. 22 event.

By Geoff Dembicki, 27 Sep 2014

Canadian FOI poster

Help Put the Spotlight on Government Secrecy

Enraged by redacted FOIs? Baffled by backroom deals? Hashtag it #cdnfoi.

By Sean Holman, 26 Sep 2014

Andrew Nikiforuk, journalist

Andrew Nikiforuk to Speak on LNG in Squamish Thursday

Where Indonesian-backed terminal is slated, noted journalist to raise questions. A preview.

By Cathryn Atkinson, 24 Sep 2014

A spy

Fed Web Snoops Don't Have Their Stories Straight

Gov't docs raise disturbing questions about demands for subscriber info.

By Michael Geist, 23 Sep 2014

Recent Mediacheck: Computers, Technology, Digital Media, Law and Policy in Canada

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The Tyee Names Jane Armstrong Its New Editor-in-Chief

Veteran Canadian journalist set to steer 'the best newsroom in British Columbia.'

By Tyee Staff, 22 Sep 2014


Radio reporter

Surprise Beneficiary of a Federal Minimum Wage: Radio Reporters

Upcoming NDP motion could revive local journalism, retired instructor says.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 18 Sep 2014


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Future of TV Hearing Turns into the Netflix Show

Does the service threaten Canadian content, as broadcasters say? Should it matter?

By Michael Geist, 16 Sep 2014


TV remote

Future of TV Hearings: 'No Such Thing as Too Much Choice'

It all starts with streaming hockey games online.

By Michael Geist, 9 Sep 2014


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A Tyee Series

Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa: He Made It!

Thanks to Tyee readers, and a blessed Corolla, our national reporter has arrived.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 29 Aug 2014


Comedian John Oliver

Time to Regulate the News Media

Comedian John Oliver's right about our self-destructing press. Here's what to do about it.

By Shannon Rupp, 28 Aug 2014


Katie Chapman
A Tyee Series

Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa: Kitchener Edition

Reentering the homeland, our national reporter finds more Canucks to pester.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 26 Aug 2014


Signing for a package

Courier Case Shows Limits to Canadian Privacy

Man arrested after package he received was found to contain drugs.

By Michael Geist, 26 Aug 2014


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A Tyee Series

Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa: Pondering Rushmore

Which Canadian heroes would you have chiselled? Our national reporter takes a southern detour.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 23 Aug 2014


Jeremy and Gary
A Tyee Series

Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa: Dispatch from Lethbridge

In which Gary the barber offers our new national reporter some advice.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Aug 2014


CETA handshake

Leaked CETA Treaty: One Thing to Applaud

Massive, controversial EU-Canada deal manages to do copyright right.

By Michael Geist, 19 Aug 2014


Jeremy Nuttall
A Tyee Series

Mr. Nuttall Goes to Ottawa (Thanks to You)

Meet The Tyee's new reader-funded reporter on Parliament Hill.

By David Beers, 18 Aug 2014


Mount Polley tailings dam spill

Minister Polak's False Statement on Mine Inspections

And more of the Tyee's coverage (so far) attempting to separate fact from spin on the Mount Polley disaster.

By Maura Forrest, 14 Aug 2014


Domain name

Dot Ummm...

Case asks: Does anyone own a country's Internet top-level domain name?

By Michael Geist, 12 Aug 2014


CETA handshake

Patent Complaint May Upend Canada's Biggest Trade Deal

NAFTA case hints how CETA's investor-state settlement scheme gouges taxpayers.

By Michael Geist, 5 Aug 2014


Six Steps to Protect Canadians from Flaws in China Trade Deal

FIPA can't be revoked, but citizens deserve its effects be independently tracked and reported.

By Gus Van Harten

 

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