Category Archives: Freedom of Press

Globe editorial: In Hong Kong, Carrie Lam just admitted what everyone knows: Beijing calls the shots – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-in-hong-kong-carrie-lam-just-admitted-what-everyone-knows-beijing/

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National Post buying sponsored ads on Facebook

The National Post in Canada is now paying Facebook to run sponsored ads like the following. Are they struggling to attract readers with their current content or is this a new trend? Is it related to the recent federal budget … Continue reading

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Facebook considers adding a dedicated news tab and paying publishers for content | Financial Post

https://business.financialpost.com/technology/personal-tech/facebook-considers-adding-a-dedicated-news-tab-and-paying-publishers-for-content

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Supporting independent journalism and restricting political ads and election interference

Federal budget 2019: Ottawa outlines criteria for media funding package, introducing tax credits, non-profit status SEAN SILCOFF TECHNOLOGY REPORTER BILL CURRY – OTTAWA Globe and Mail PUBLISHED MARCH 19, 2019 Image: Budget experts and reporters look over copies of the … Continue reading

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Telcos in Australia temporarily block access to 4chan, liveleak and other sites to stop spread of disturbing video after mass shooting

Image: A police officer stands guard in front of the Masjid Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 17, 2019. Worshippers at the Al Noor mosque was attacked in the massacre.Vincent Yu/AP — Mar 20 2019 The telcos … Continue reading

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Significantly more right wing news sites reported for review to Media Bias / Fact Check

Media Bias/Fact Check – Search and Learn the Bias of News Media https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/frequently-asked-questions/ Why do you have more Right Wing sources listed? The first 500 or so sources reviewed were picked by the reviewers and were mostly balanced. The last … Continue reading

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