Episode 174: Chris Waddell on the Missing Context for Bill C-18 and the Challenges Faced by Canadian Media

July 17, 2023 00:34:56
Episode 174: Chris Waddell on the Missing Context for Bill C-18 and the Challenges Faced by Canadian Media
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Episode 174: Chris Waddell on the Missing Context for Bill C-18 and the Challenges Faced by Canadian Media

Jul 17 2023 | 00:34:56

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Show Notes

The Online News Act has continued to create a political firestorm this summer with a legislative battle that leaves the future of some Canadian news organizations stuck in the middle between sabre rattling from the government and Internet platforms. Chris Waddell is a professor at and former director of the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University in Ottawa and also holds the university’s Carty Chair in Business and Financial Journalism. He’s worked at the CBC and the Globe and Mail, where he won two National Newspaper Awards. He joins the Law Bytes podcast to provide much needed context on the current moment in Canadian media and to offer some thoughts on what may lie ahead.

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