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Journalism in a post-truth era

TVO’s The Agenda had a good discussion on this topic with three academics (two American), a former Globe and Mail editor and the founding editor of Buzzfeed Canada, Craig Silverman. If you’re interested in the current journalistic fad of fake news, it’s worth watching.

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Liberal democracies might not be that stable

Yascha Mounk, a government lecturer at Harvard University, doesn’t believe that once a country becomes a liberal democracy, there’s no turning back. He thinks liberal democracies — including the United States — are at serious risk of political decline.

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Kinder Morgan, Line 3 pipelines approved by Trudeau cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the Enbridge Line 3 replacement project and the death of the Northern Gateway pipeline project.

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