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Some humble corrections to Globe’s piece on Tyee

The Arts section in Saturday’s Globe and Mail carried a positive piece about The Tyee, the headline calling us “A Site for Sore Journalists”. If that conjures for you images of carpal-tunnel afflicted reporters getting physio massages between filing stories…well, no, that’s not part of the culture here. Nor does anyone today at The Tyee seem sore in the sense of being in an unpleasant mood.

But we would like to very cheerfully clear up a few errors in the piece.

The Tyee’s traffic is actually around 600,000 page views per month, not 250,000. David Levi is on the board of The Tyee as liaison to Working Enterprises, which is one of our investors, but he hasn't personally invested in The Tyee. Most important, just before the May provincial elections our readers donated almost $25,000 for campaign coverage on issues of their choices, not $10,000 as the story says. Your generosity cannot be underestimated. Thus, this correction.

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