Postmedia's Monopoly On News Will Kill Diversity

At the end of the day, the acquisition of Sun Media by Postmedia -- if approved -- would be bad news for Canadians. One large media conglomerate would control nearly half the daily newspapers in Canada, which would restrict the diversity of voices and range of perspectives available to engaged citizens. That means the voices of Canada's most marginalized groups will see themselves begin to disappear from the news, as increased commercial pressures and reliance on new forms of ad-sponsored content will colour our world through commercial eyes.

Massive Canadian Newspaper Buyout

Postmedia, owner of the National Post and numerous daily broadsheet papers across Canada, has announced it's buying Quebecor's chain of 175 English-language newspapers for $316 million. The buyout wi...