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When The News Is About The News, We All Lose

This is not a phenomenon that is exclusively occurring within the borders of our neighbour to the south. As Canadian media is undeniably shaped by American broadcasters, our news coverage has come to reflect this disorder. In our daily news publication, we work tirelessly to balance Canadian coverage with American and other world happenings.
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Watching the Watchdog: Don't Just Rely on Social Media

There's a notion abroad in this fair and frozen land -- particularly among the young -- that we don't really need general interest news organizations (known condescendingly to many as "the mainstream media"). Somehow, many of us have been persuaded that social media alone can keep us up-to-date and fully informed. Utter bullshit.