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#321 Did Covid-19 Kill The Alt-Right?

April 12, 2020

The Deplorables that surrounded the Trump presidential campaign have all but disappeared from the mainstream web.

Is The Agony Of Twitter Worth It For Young Journalists?

December 19, 2019

It can be a valuable, even necessary, tool. It can also, of course, be an anxiety-inducing hellsite.

#214 Lord Ballwasher of Crossharbour

May 22, 2019

Lord Conrad Black, First of His Name, The Unedited, King of Columns, Breaker of Laws, Flatterer of American Presidents, and Father of the National Post. Did Canada’s favourite criminal Lord just schmooze his way into a pardon from Donald Trump or is the American justice system to blame? Also, speaking of ancient things, Canada’s dusty old privacy laws are back in the spotlight thanks to the government’s new digital charter.

#274 Is Facebook Worth Fixing?

April 22, 2019

And if so, can government regulation crack down on hate speech and election interference on social media without crushing free speech?

#261 Oh Great, Now China Hates Us

January 20, 2019

Canada’s in a bad way with China. Has the media prepared us to deal with the growing superpower?

Ontario Proud’s Election Advertising Was Mostly Funded By Developers

December 11, 2018

Nearly all the funds received by the “grassroots” group came from several large corporate donors

Which Canadians Lost Tons Of Followers In Twitter’s Fake-Account Purge

July 13, 2018

Big accounts tend to accrue fake followers no matter what. But there are also services that sell them.

Twitter Removes Parody Account After Minister Reports It For “Impersonation”

June 27, 2018

“We all have a responsibility to protect our democracy and make sure our political debate is grounded in the facts,” Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says

Ontario Proud Frequently Threatens Online Critics With Legal Action

May 1, 2018

But it appears that the anti-Liberal political group has never gotten to the point of following through.

Facebook Still Doesn’t Get It

March 23, 2018

Their PR rep may have felt they were reaching out in good faith, but the company can no longer be assumed to be in good faith with the public at all.

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