Dwayne Winseck

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The CRTC and the Bell Astral Deal: What Happened and Why

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 1:57 PM

On Thursday this week, the CRTC killed the Bell Astral deal (news release, full decision). The decision was entirely unexpected by anyone, including me, although all along I have argued that Bell's bid to acquire Astral Media, the eighth largest media company in Canada,...

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Who's Watching You on the Internet?

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 12:00 AM

How fares freedom of expression in Canada? As part of Non-Speak Week, PEN Canada blogs on the health of that most fundamental of freedoms.

We reach certain points in time, what the critical media scholar Robert McChesney calls "critical junctures," or that the sociologist and media historian Paul...

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