Many Canadians who get their news from the internet have to navigate through a web of content that is polluted with misinformation and disinformation. What’s the impact of this on the people tasked with cutting through the noise? What’s at stake for society when professional journalists are attacked for doing their job? How do we get to the real facts? World Press Freedom Canada has teamed up with Ottawa journalist Sarah Turnbull to probe the issue in a podcast series, ‘Big Digital Lies’.

Podcast
April 20, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 5

Episode 5: The path forward In our final episode we speak with Rachel Pulfer, executive director of Journalists for Human Rights, about the work being done to equip journalists and…
Podcast
April 6, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 4

Episode 4: The road to regulation The impact of misinformation and disinformation on society at large and their influence on the journalism sector. Host: Journalist Sarah Turnbull Featuring former SCOC…
Podcast
April 1, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 3

Episode 3: Misinformation & disinformation amid a pandemic The impact of misinformation and disinformation on society at large and their influence on the journalism sector. Host: Journalist Sarah Turnbull We…
Podcast
March 9, 2021

Big Digital Lies – Episode 2

Episode 2: The impact The impact of misinformation and disinformation on society at large and their influence on the journalism sector. Host: Journalist Sarah Turnbull with… Taylor Owen: Beaverbrook chair…