Is Canadian Media Speaking Truth to Power?

The ability to speak truth to power is key to any healthy democracy. To a large extent, that role gets filled by the media. A strong, independent media helps shape people´s perspectives about politics and gives them the information they need to make evidence-based political decisions.

However, the effectiveness of the media in providing unbiased content is often criticized. There is concern from all levels that the media drives traffic by focusing on the politics rather than the policy, leaving Canadians with more personality-drive sizzle than …

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