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Revitalized Canadian journalism essential for democracy

January 30, 2017

The Public Policy Forum has released a report, The Shattered Image: News, Democracy and Trust in the Digital Age  (January 2017), on the increasingly dire state of Canadian media and the deleterious impact of declining “civic-function” journalism on democracy. The report defines civic-function news as: the coverage of elected officials and public institutions, from legislatures, […]

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