Twitter, Google, YouTube and Facebook are designed to feed you the content you want to see, no matter how disturbing – it’s almost a test to see how hardcore or squeamish you are. Read more


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Former CNN Asia correspondent Maria Ressa – one of four journalists named Time Magazine’s 2018 Person of the Year – warns that no democracy is immune from right-wing propaganda networks on social media Read more


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Earnscliffe Strategy Group

Note to political strategists living in the Ottawa bubble: it's probably not a good idea to retweet anything from U.S.-based conspiracy websites Read more

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TPL's fake news checklist has received more than 10,000 hits since it went live on its website last month Read more

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Alexandra Caufin

In One Day We'll All Be Dead And None Of This Will Matter, Toronto writer and BuzzFeed culture writer showcases her multifaceted voice Read more



Canadian International Air Show

It’s that time of year when cats go crazy, people are traumatized and everyone complains about the air show Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 15 Comments

In which a film critic spends the weekend going viral Read more

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Threaten one of Canada’s richest corporations and you’ll have the police at your door Read more

Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 5 Comments



Be careful what you say online. It could be used against you in court. Read more