All posts in Media Analysis

March 24, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

According to a seasoned journalist, reporters need to be interrupting the transmission of false claims and lies to peel people away from propaganda. The Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism on […]

Owning the competition: Irving’s media monopoly in New Brunswick

March 23, 2019, by Ian Balzer

The name ‘Irving’ is ubiquitous in New Brunswick. Indeed it is difficult to find a stretch of highway throughout the province where one would not ...

NB Media Co-op’s 9th Annual General Meeting with Masuma Khan

August 27, 2018, by NB Media Co-op

Masuma Khan, a student leader at Dalhousie University, will speak about building solidarity and resilience while being surrounded by fragility as par ...

Support the NB Media Co-op! March is Membership Month

March 1, 2018, by NB Media Co-op

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Media Co-op, As a new season approaches, help us spring forward as we near ten years of producing independent media ...

  • Journalism is not a crime: Justin Brake on Muskrat Falls
    October 25, 2017, by NB Media Co-op

    Justin Brake is the editor and a reporter with The Independent. He lives in Bay of Islands, Newfoundland, on unceded Beothuk and Mi’kmaq territory. He is facing civil and criminal […]

  • Bruce Livesey deconstructs The House of Irvings
    September 25, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Time is ticking on the Irving Empire as its generational succession throws up new problems both for the company and the people of New Brunswick, the population it has dominated […]

  • Tools for fighting fake news
    April 3, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Mount Allison librarian provides guidelines for making sure of news’ truthiness Mount Allison Librarian Jeff Lilburn does research on alternative media and often participates in Dr. Erin Steuter’s class on […]

  • Erin Steuter debunks fake news
    March 26, 2017, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    Thirty-five people attended a public talk aimed at raising awareness about the fake news phenomenon on March 25 in Fredericton. The “Fighting Fake News: Tips for Aspiring Truth Detectives” event was […]

  • Support the NB Media Co-op!
    March 26, 2017, by NB Media Co-op

    As this St. Patrick’s day approaches, how about a pot o’ gold for the independent media? Friends and supporters of independent media: The NB Media Co-op, your local, independent, cooperatively-owned media […]

  • On the death of Fidel Castro
    December 1, 2016, by Judy Haiven

    All this back and forth on the CBC about Fidel Castro’s death is enough to make any Canadian worth her salt forget to put it on her steps at today’s […]

  • The brutality of the sexual assault trial
    April 10, 2016, by Elaine Craig

    The media coverage and countless stories that have been told by survivors of sexualized violence in the lead up to, throughout, and following the Jian Ghomeshi trial have shone a […]

  • NB Media Co-op’s 6th Annual General Meeting with Alain Deneault
    September 13, 2015, by NB Media Co-op

    The NB Media Co-op’s 6th annual general meeting speaker is Alain Deneault. Deneault, a Quebec author on topics such as international finance, globalization, transnational corporations and corporate tax havens, will […]

  • #JournalismIs
    June 13, 2015, by What's Left This Week

    Journalism is more important than ever, particularly in these times of information overload. A coalition of media unions, educational institutions, newspaper publishers and many others have joined forces to launch […]