The new Rome: how vigilante internet justice destroys lives
We carry out the punishments ourselves in the form of tweets, and emails, and podcasts, and news stories, and every manner of hate-filled speech until we are drunk on our own moral superiority.
The Gawker reboot faltered because the entire media world has become Gawker
In a lot of ways, it feels like the entire media world has become Gawker in Gawker’s absence, as week after week, new stories emerge that are sourced by and catered to the outrage of readers.
The media lied about Catholic students “mobbing” a Native American elder
The mobbing of the Covington Catholic high school boys that dominated social media yesterday was wrong. The media reports that spurred on the mobbing were wrong.
Gillette has a problem with men, and now consumers have a problem with Gillette
In the last few days, the tables have been turned on Gillette, the world’s most famous name in razors
Now that we are talking about toxic masculinity, we need to talk about the orange man
If the tide is going to turn, then it’s time to call out one particularly problematic, big, orange monster who embodies all that is wrong with our culture for men.
First Nations leadership needs to work together with both sides of pipeline debate to determine the best path forward
As a member of the Bigstone Cree Nation, I can attest to the great benefits the oil and gas industry has provided both for our nation and for different bands all across Western Canada.
KENT: Liberals’ $600 million media bailout lacks depth, fails to solve core problem
Peter Kent discusses the problems with the federal governments recent media bailout.