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Warnings from Québec

Tyee Writer in Residence Kai Nagata kicks off with a three-part series focusing on media ownership concentration in Québec, and the distorting effect it has had on the politics and civic life of the province.

In This Series

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Tyee's New Writer in Residence Is Kai Nagata

After quitting CTV in a blaze of attention, he'll be exploring how to help repair Canada's 'public conversation'.

By David Beers, 12 Sep 2011


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Nagata: The Roots of 'Fox News North'

Beware the agendas of media barons. Sun News Network's vitriol feeds a wider erosion of our public conversation. Last in a series.

By Kai Nagata, 14 Sep 2011


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Kai Nagata: Warnings from Québec, Part 2

How media giant Quebecor's play for a new hockey arena helped ice the PQ. Second of three.

By Kai Nagata, 13 Sep 2011


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Kai Nagata: Warnings from Québec

Why concentrated media ownership is great for corporate profits, dangerous for democracy. Part one of three.

By Kai Nagata, 12 Sep 2011


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung