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The Work-Around to Bill C-18’s Run-Around

In June 2023, the Canadian government passed Bill C-18, also known as the Online News Act. Modeled after a similar Australian law, it requires digital platforms with 20 million monthly users and an annual revenue of at least $1 billion, to pay media outlets for the content they share on their platforms.
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The Grotesque Fascination of Real Estate

What is it that hooks people? Illustration: Sheridan Williamson-Fraser Despite an ongoing…

Sophi’s Choice

The Globe’s newsroom leaders are making decisions using AI—and they’re not the only ones

Good Vibes Only

Audiences are sick of bad news. Can a rising tide of optimistic news outlets fight compassion fatigue?

Covering North Korea

News coverage of the “Hermit Kingdom” is sensationalist and reductive. Is Kim Jong Un more important than the country’s 25 million citizens?

Rage Against the Machines

The “Freedom Convoy” overtook downtown Ottawa last year. On the fly, reporters sorted fact from misinformation while the protestors called them liars

Into the Deep

Amid the onslaught of daily news, four in-depth podcasts are taking their time—and getting the story right

Whether We Like it or Not

Inside the strange symbiosis of journalism and public relations

Then and Now

Workers in revolt, unpaid wages, revolving-door management: inside five chaotic, difficult, tumultuous, teetering years at Now magazine

Cultures of Abuse

Sports journalism used to be the “toy department.” Now it’s an investigative unit