Stafford tweeted Monday that he expected to be fired
Corporate giant Quebecor should be held to account for the content that its outlets regularly peddle
In English media, there are whole organizations and departments devoted to debunking fake news. But in Quebec, a lot of the work falls to one guy: Jeff Yates. He talks to guest host Brigitte Noël about the unique challenges of combatting fake news in French and why he thinks it’s time to destigmatize sharing bogus stories.
No longer does one have to trawl the darker corners of Reddit for anti-Muslim conspiracy theories
With its reporting staff gutted in recent years, the paper now relies on a handful of columnists to cover much of the news.
In the aftermath of the Toronto van attack, some mainstream media commentary has overlapped with themes propagated by far-right platforms
One year ago today, a 27-year-old white man, named Alexandre Bissonnette, walked into the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City and opened fire on over 40 worshippers. Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry, and Abdelkrim Hassane were murdered. Five others were badly injured, including Aymen Derbali. A year later, what … Continued
On the ways we counter collective forgetting
Conspiracies! They’re out there… and Vice Canada‘s Mack Lamoureux is getting to the bottom of them. You name it, he’s covered it: The Berenst(a)ein Bears. Hollow Earth Theory. Iraq Stargate… But what happens when these twisted narratives stop being just kooky, and start getting scary? As extremist right-wing groups grow their presence in Canada, and … Continued
On the hijab cutting hate crime that never was and the job of journalists in reporting stories of sexual assault.
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