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To Fund Canadian Content, Don’t Tax the Internet, Tax Foreign Companies!

Like Netflix, for one. It would be more fair.

By David Christopher, 18 Feb 2017


culture

Stuart McLean: Laughter, Tears and the Soul of Our Country

Storyteller touched millions, and made Canada a better place, and us a better people.

By Jim Sinclair, 16 Feb 2017


culture

In Times of Grim Headlines, Read as Our Bad News Forebears Did

They turned to Agatha Christie in a time of global misery and creeping authoritarianism. Now I see why.

By Shannon Rupp, 11 Feb 2017


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Ten Ways to Build a New Canadian Media Ecosystem

The independent digital public interest journalism sector is essential to the industry’s future.

By David Beers and Robyn Smith, 6 Feb 2017


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As Readers, We’re Not Powerless to Fight Fake News

Social media sites can combat online propaganda, but individuals should take steps, too.

By Shannon Rupp, 3 Feb 2017


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A Nine-Step Plan to Fix the Vancouver Sun and Province

It’s not too late to save the city’s dailies from a grim fate — here’s how.

By Darren Atwater, 16 Jan 2017


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My Search to Understand Freedom of the Press in Indigenous Communities

One conclusion I reached: few folks want to talk about it.

By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton, 12 Jan 2017


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Subscription Newsletters, Booming Like It’s the 18th Century

Got an obsession? There’s bound to be a personal email missive for you.

By Shannon Rupp, 2 Jan 2017


opinion

The Year in Bummers, from J to Q

Letter ‘P’ was particularly brutal. Third of four joyless parts.

By Steve Burgess, 28 Dec 2016


opinion

The Year in Bummers, from A to E

Sorry optimists: 2016 was a rotten, rotten year. First of four dispiriting parts.

By Steve Burgess, 26 Dec 2016


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Why the ‘Rise’ of Fake News Is Just Not True

Don’t let fear of Trump feed a moral panic that justifies censorship.

By Shannon Rupp, 15 Dec 2016


tyeenews

Thank You, Tyee Builders, for Showing Independent Media Matters

Almost 1,000 readers pitch in $60,000+ to fund BC in the Balance Reporting Project.

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 14 Dec 2016


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Almost There! Last Day to Support Tyee’s 2017 Special Election Reporting

Now’s your chance to bolster independent journalism by great BC reporters.

By Jeanette Ageson and Robyn Smith, 12 Dec 2016


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Look What Supporting Independent Media Can Do

Tyee exclusive on Trudeau’s hidden ‘cash for access’ fundraisers shakes up Parliament.

By Robyn Smith, 5 Dec 2016


tyeenews

The Tyee Is Upping Its Security Game

In preparation for a Trump-led NSA, we’re making our tiny contribution to online security.

By Bryan Carney, 28 Nov 2016


tyeenews

Why I Think Journalism Matters Now, More than Ever

It can make a difference. And you can support it, right here in BC.

By Paul Willcocks, 28 Nov 2016


opinion

Journalists Jumping to BC Liberal Jobs a Problem for Media Credibility

Media’s corporate donations, reporters-turned-candidates and staff blur line between press and party.

By Bill Tieleman, 22 Nov 2016


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What If BC Has an Election and the News Media Says ‘I Forgot’?

The Tyee won’t let that happen. If you help.

By Tyee Staff, 21 Nov 2016


opinion

Abandon Your Facebook Feed

Social media divided America, with catastrophic consequences. Now reality itself needs defending.

By Mitchell Anderson, 18 Nov 2016


news

‘Free Media’: Who’ll Earn More of It in BC’s Election?

Trump’s ability to attract gobs of publicity, despite financial disadvantage, holds lessons for provincial politicians.

By Andrew MacLeod, 16 Nov 2016