Women leading Canadian media companies see opportunities opening

Now Magazine's CEO Alice Klein founded her own company in 1981, now one of Toronto's most important media companies.

CRTC's chair, Jean Pierre Blais and what the future of media holds

With new CRTC chair Jean Pierre Blais at the helm, what changes can Canadians expect in digital media in the years to come?

Let's pursue future public service stories together

We’ve seen what happens when journalism is not functioning correctly: the Iraq War, the Missing Women in the Downtown Eastside, and the current PR war that government is waging against environment...

Vancouver Observer wins excellence in journalism award from Canadian Journalism Foundation

The Vancouver Observer won the prestigious Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) Excellence in Journalism award for small media tonight while CBC Radio One's The Current took the large media award....

Miss Representation: Vancouver women leaders challenge sexism in media industry

The Vancouver Observer publisher Linda Solomon joined a distinguished panel of media specialists to talk about institutionalized misogyny.

Sexist bias. Women still being shut out of media: report

A new report by the The Women’s Media Center shows that women are still marginalized in the media, and that the gender gap shows no signs of closing.

Columnist Christie Blatchford shames men for hugging

Blatchford is "mortified and appalled" by sight of boys hugging.

Reporting back from Ottawa: Weekly Update from's Steve Anderson and Reilly Yeo update us on Internet openness and affordability.

CBC ordered to cough up secret documents

Broadcaster can't withhold them from information czar, court rules.

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