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That’s what they keep telling us. Let’s do some Googling.
Tyee editor Robyn Smith was asked to advise MPs on Canada’s journalism industry, and its future. Here’s what she said.
In ‘No News is Bad News,’ Ian Gill finds ‘huge opportunity’ in our hollowed-out industry.
Europe proves it. From Ian Gill’s new book ‘No News Is Bad News: Canada’s Media Collapse and What Comes Next.’
Government should install safeguards against abuse of intellectual property rights.
As pressure mounts for bailouts, time to look at how bad traditional outlets have become.
Though I’m folding my site, other women’s voices thrive online.
It’s what I hear all the time from film crews interviewing me. Here’s what I wish they knew beforehand.
Punishing pirates a low priority for rights holders, who prefer to focus on supporting legitimate services, study finds.
Yay or nay? Often businesses don’t bother asking if you wish to share your online info.
Walrus editor Jon Kay scoffs at ‘privacy’ for the dead. What about the family left behind?
Slow going national digitization plan leaves virtual shelves empty.
Finally, a manual that’s devoid of the usual dubious digital-guru speak. And it’s not just for profs.
Like the Ghostbusters star, I too received sexist, racist screeds as a female newspaper manager.
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