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Survivors deserve clear and accurate reporting

On May 13, the Instagram account @raperelief shared a screenshot from a Global News article with their thousands of followers explaining a decision made by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) involving section 33.1 of the Criminal Code.Continue...

Regulating content on streaming platforms shouldn’t stop with Joe Rogan

Spotify’s new COVID-19 content advisory policy in response to consumer backlash against the prevalence of misinformation on the platform highlights a need for a more balanced solution to protect user rights and content integrity.Continue...

Facebook’s environmental groups suspension error proves onus to fact-check is on us

As social media sites boom, online misinformation is becoming more prevalent—and harmful. Facebook has vowed to fight “fake news” on countless occasions, yet continually fails to target the right people. As social media consumers, we need to stop relying on businesses like Facebook to point out misinformation and take fact-checking into our own hands.Continue...