Australia passes law forcing Google and Facebook to pay news publications

Building on the earlier post on this topic, I wanted to keep talking about this  because it is interesting and will probably influence Canadian legislation. For context, some highlights from the c net article linked below: – Following a new Australian bill, “Google and Facebook are required to negotiate licensing agreements with publishers for the… Read More

Should Schitt’s Creek be Considered Canadian Content?

Last class we discussed the policy considerations surrounding Canadian content and I immediately thought of one of my favourite Canadian television series, Schitt’s Creek. For me, the show demonstrated that Canadian casts and crews (without the help of Hollywood’s prestige, experience or money) could create content that was smart, funny and respectful of diverse perspectives… Read More