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Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
2009-06-17
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
Sources welcomes the Seriously Free Speech Committee
2010-10-17
Seriously Free Speech Committee
Sources welcomes a new member: the Seriously Free Speech Committee. The SFSC is committed to free expression of views on Israel/Palestine.

Sources Select Resources

An alternative media list
Getting the news - and getting behind the news
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2014
Connexions
A selective list of English-language alternative media.
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Committee to Protect Journalists
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
Israel/Palestine: Resources for peace, justice, and human rights
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Website
2006
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A selection of resources for those looking for a solution to the situation in Isreal/Palestine based on peace, justice, and human rights.
The Newsfakers
Whose hands are behind those dramatic YouTube pictures?
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2012
CounterPunch
YouTube and blogs have made it easier than ever to fabricate events. The media are happy to run unsubstantiated reports and footage.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016
Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Whatever Happened to Al Jazeera?
All the News That's Fit to Slant
Baroud, Ramzy
Article
2012
CounterPunch
In Al Jazeera’s early days in the mid and late 1990s, the channel took on taboo subjects and proudly challenged the status quo. In recent months, however, Al Jazeera has begun to change course. It h...

Sources Bookshelf

Hack
Home Truths about Foreign News
Harriman, Ed
Book
1989
This book is about HACKS - journalists, the men and women who fly into famines and wars and in a few days churn out stories telling the world what has been going on. It shows how HACKS work and the pr...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...

Media

Abu Dhabi TV
Broadcasts programming from Abu Dhabi TV and local Canadian content featuring a wide variety of programming including news, current affairs, sports and movies. A modern, progressive Pan Arab channel.
All TV
A Korean language channel that features a mix of local programming as well as foreign programming from Korea. The foreign programming that airs on All TV comes from MBC. Programs produced in Toronto ...
All TV K
A Korean language channel that features programming from Korea's public broadcaster KBS. Programming includes news, movies, drama, sports, cultural programmes and documentaries.
ARGENT
Business news and personal finance. The channel is devoted to financial information and the business world.
CablePulse24 (CP24)
24-hour a day English language news. Based in Toronto, it focuses on local news from the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario, although it also covers national and international news.
Le Canal Nouvelles TVA
24 hour channel providing 15 minute summaries of regional, national and international news.
CBC News Network
24-hour national and international news broadcasting.
CTV News Channel
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 1...
Filipino TV
Broadcasts programming from the Philippines and locally produced Canadian content. Features a wide array of programming from music, sports and entertainment to current affairs and lifetstyle programmi...
FPTV
FPTV or Festival Portuguese Television features a mix of local programming and foreign programming from Portugal. The foreign programming that airs on FPTV comes from SIC Internacional, one of the mos...
Iran TV Network (ITN)
Broadcasts programming from Iran Television Network and local Canadian content. ITN offers a variety of programming including dramas, news, movies and more.
The Israeli Network
Features a wide variety of programming including news, current affairs, dramas, sports and more from Channel One, Channel Two, Hop TV and various sports channels. It also presents leading educational ...
PTC Punjabi
Programming airing on PTC Punjabi includes music, news, serials, talk shows and more. The Canadian content on PTC Punjabi Canada includes live regional and national news from across Canada and exclusi...
RTVi
A Russian language station that airs a mixture of programming including movies, news, sports, and coverage of local and international community events.
SBTN (Saigon Broadcasting Television Network)
A Vietnamese language channel. Offers programming to keep Vietnamese Canadians connected with their culture and identity. Includes news, talk shows, sports, children's programming, entertainment, var...
SKY TG24
24-hour news channel. It is primarily a simulcast of the Italian news channel SKY TG24, with Canadian advertising and added Canadian content due to CRTC licensing regulations.
Sur Sagar TV
Features a mix of programming, including movies, news, dramas and music.


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