Category Archives: Freedom of Press

Facebook considers changes to its political ad policy — Quartz

https://qz.com/1768509/facebook-considers-changes-to-its-political-ad-policy/

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The CRTC is holding public consultations about the CBC’s content and news coverage

(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) We often hear from people about the quality of the journalism and reporting produced by the CBC. Many have expressed disappointment or frustrations with how the CBC covers political issues and the presence of bias in … Continue reading

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How do our brains fall for disinformation? – The Globe and Mail

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-how-do-our-brains-fall-for-disinformation/

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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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