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Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in March 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Is Pierre Poilievre deliberately muddying the waters on the CBC’s Twitter label?

Pierre Poilievre is right that Canadians should be shielded from disinformation. But they should also be wary of politicians misleading them on the impartiality and independence of Crown corporations.
New Zealand’s commercial broadcasters are in trouble and the government is considering a complete restructure of public broadcasting. from

Job losses expected as NZ’s broadcasting sector faces biggest overhaul in a decade

Hundreds of jobs are at risk and the quality of news is under threat as New Zealand’s broadcasting media face closures, sales and restructuring in the biggest overhaul in a decade.
H.F. ‘Gerry’ Lenfest, left, donated tens of millions of dollars to sustain Philadelphia’s newspapers. AP Photo/Rich Schultz

The pace of nonprofit media growth is picking up

Without credible news and information, a healthy democracy is not possible.
As journalism loses its financial footing, it may need more support from foundations. Tim Karr/Free Press

Can charity save journalism from market failure?

Big cash infusions can give nonprofit journalism a much-needed boost. But the ailing news industry needs more consistent funding.

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