Keeping the “debate” out of the Munk Debates, getting the best Canadian coverage from American press, and serving Anthony Bourdain the unpalatable best of Canadian media.
More than a year after their expansion into Canada, the New York Times is holding its own against our native media. And they’re doing it with only three reporters. But what exactly is their goal here?
Reporters Anna Merlan and Madeleine Davies were investigating and writing about Louis CK well before the New York Times story came out. And they faced a lot of criticism for it.
The Toronto Star put the final nail in the coffin of Star Touch, its $20-30-million app for a device that most people don’t have or use. And, after praising themselves for its bold innovation, quietly laid off 30 journalists. Meanwhile, Canada gears up this weekend for a celebration of epic proportions: Peter Mansbridge is retiring. And confederation, … Continued
The Times launched a lawsuit against AdvantageBC earlier this month.
Christy Clark gets written up in the NYTimes for accepting $50,000 from the BC Liberals. Justin Trudeau enjoys identifying with immigrants on occasion. Student activists pull the old bait-and-switch on Justin Trudeau. Kevin O’Leary enters the Conservative leadership campaign.
The BBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Bloomberg: all of them are increasing their presence in Canada at the exact same time that the Canadian media is cutting back like never before. Jessica Murphy, head of the BBC’s new Canadian bureau and the New York Times’ Canada correspondent Ian Austen discuss the influx.
Omar Mouallem discusses Canada’s new hipn status, Vancity Buzz’s release of an unblurred photo leaked from police and job cuts at Postmedia.
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