“Concerned” by the phenomenon of “false news” on the Internet and on social networks, Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly returns from the economic summit in Davos with the intention of “having a conversation” with Facebook and Google on Their …Continue Reading “False News” on the Internet: Minister Joly Expresses Concern
There is football diplomacy happening in the corridors of Canadian power, although at this time, it’s likely to amount to little more than a punt right before halftime. With the Super Bowl rapidly approaching, this is going to be the …Continue Reading Bowl ads creating a super scrap
Disputed articles will be marked with the help of users and outside fact checkers amid widespread criticism that fake news influenced the US election Amber Jamieson in New York and Olivia Solon in San Francisco Thursday 15 December 2016 …Continue Reading Facebook to begin flagging fake news in response to mounting criticism
An interview with René van Zanten, director of the Netherlands Journalism Fund By Jennifer Moreau What can newspapers do to survive in the Internet era? How can journalism be more innovative? What compels younger folks to spend money on news? …Continue Reading Fostering innovation in journalism: What Canadians can learn from the Dutch
Canuck fact-checking group seeks to join U.S advocates opposing false information The Toronto Star Raju Mudhar Tech Reporter If you charted fake news online, from satire on The Onion to Pizzagate, it has gone from being an amusement to …Continue Reading Will Canada fight against fake news?
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) and EGTA, the Brussels-based association of television and radio sales houses, are underlining the impact and reach of the television industry on the 20th anniversary of World …Continue Reading Power of Television is Celebrated on World Television Day
Minister Joly, You have stated that “everything is on the table” as your government embarks on a digital re-set of our $50-billion media industries. From film production and TV broadcasting to internet streaming and news journalism, your ministry’s current public …Continue Reading Minister, it’s on our watch
Regulator says the change will allow it to monitor how companies implement the new choices available Michael Lewis Star Touch Canada’s broadcast regulator is cutting license renewal periods for most TV service providers to one year so it can keep …Continue Reading CRTC keeps TV providers in check with one-year licences instead of seven