Mediacheck

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Five Questions for Media Rights Defender Taking C-51 to Court

Tom Henheffer and allies raised $25,000 to support their Charter challenge. So, what's next?

By Chantal Braganza, Yesterday

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Telecom Giants Lose Appeal to Shut Out Broadband Competition

CRTC decision lets upstarts like TekSavvy plug-in to cross-Canada networks.

By Michael Geist, Yesterday

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I'm Calling It: Podcasting Is the Future of Journalism

Millions of listeners, investigative scores and cash flow make this model a winner.

By Shannon Rupp, 20 Jul 2015

MP Wai Young

Reporter's Notebook: Understanding Tories' Two-Faced Relationship with Media

MP Wai Young says she doesn't read the news. Her party's actions tell another story.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 Jul 2015

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The Never-Ending Story of Uber

We've heard it before: internet upstart challenges power. Will consumers win?

By Michael Geist, 14 Jul 2015

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

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No, They Didn't Fix Telcoms Giving Gov't Your Private Info

Four ways Canada's new transparency rules fall short.

By Michael Geist, 8 Jul 2015


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Quebec Is Getting Ready to Block Websites It Doesn't Like

Province's plan gambles with the open Internet.

By Michael Geist, 30 Jun 2015


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Laura Robinson's Defamation Suit against John Furlong Wraps

Judge weighs unusual case of freelancer suing focus of her story.

By Bob Mackin, 27 Jun 2015


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Hold it! Twitter 'Shaming' Serves a Purpose

'Victims' so obnoxious they draw social media wrath? They've earned their hell.

By Shannon Rupp, 26 Jun 2015


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'It Was True to Me': Furlong

Former Olympics boss defends late wife, book and unproven accusation against journalist.

By Bob Mackin, 24 Jun 2015


John Furlong

Furlong Grilled on Who He Sued and Why

As defence opens against Robinson defamation suit, feisty exchanges.

By Bob Mackin, 23 Jun 2015


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TV's Diversity Die-off Has Just Begun

Why many Canadian channels may be headed for chopping block.

By Michael Geist, 23 Jun 2015


Daniel Therrien

How the Budget Bill Quietly Reshapes Canadian Privacy Law

Fast-tracked omnibus bill raises constitutional issues.

By Michael Geist, 16 Jun 2015


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The Wisdom of Evan Solomon

Host's departure a chance for our national broadcaster to save its institutional soul.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Jun 2015


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Hey, Bell! Quit Smearing VPN Users

Canadians watching US Netflix via private network aren't 'stealing.'

By Michael Geist, 10 Jun 2015


'Clementine Wants to Know' app

Teaching Tykes about Sex? There's an App for That

A BC developer's uphill attempt to offer primary schoolers 'the talk.'

By Katie Hyslop, 5 Jun 2015


Leaders of TPP member states

Canadians Have Reason to Be Wary of TPP Trade Deal

Details of the biggest negotiations on the planet still shrouded in secrecy.

By Michael Geist, 3 Jun 2015


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Latest Privacy Revelations Show It's Up to Canadians to Protect Themselves

The most important self-help step? Get into encryption.

By Michael Geist, 26 May 2015


Michael Fellman

Michael Fellman Award for Historical Writing: No Winner

Annual $1,000 prize being re-thought for next year.

By Tyee Staff, 20 May 2015


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Why Is Canada So Slow to Provide Affordable Web Access?

A near million Canadians are still offline, as broadband policy lags.

By Michael Geist, 19 May 2015


Finally! Tyee's National Email Edition Is Here

Same fish, bigger pond. Get our top Canada-wide stories in your inbox.

By Tyee Staff

 
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