NBCUniversal Doubles Down on its Investment in BuzzFeed

A year after making its first $200 million investment in BuzzFeed, Comcast’s NBCUniversal is nearing a final deal to double down on their bet in the social news and entertainment company. According to report by Recode, NBCUniversal invested another $200 million in BuzzFeed at the

Montreal’s Breach of Press Freedom and Privacy

In late October, the Montreal Gazette  published a story claiming that Montreal’s police spied on La Presse reporter Patrick Lagace. The Gazette, as well as The Montreal Star, outlined how the police, through court-approved search warrants, spied on Lagace through his phone, gaining access to

United Government, Divided Public Opinion

Anyone who follows American current events is well aware that political parties have become stronger and increasingly more polarized in recent years. In the aftermath of one of the most controversial and unpredictable general election upsets in recent history, the Republicans now have confirmed control of

Why Don’t Scandals Move the Needle in Election Polling?

Despite repeated scandals and gaffes on either side of what has been a consistently antagonistic and even volatile election, media coverage of these blunders has done little to shift American voters towards or away from their candidate. To anyone paying attention to this presidential election

Yahoo Tries to Shift the Blame in Transparency Report

Months after the breach of 500 million accounts and reports of email scanning for U.S. intelligence, Yahoo took the opportunity to make something clear: They won’t hide that they’re working with the government. And they’re saying it’s the U.S. government’s turn to come clean. The digital platform

Feel Like You Can’t Escape Election News? Here’s Why.

The presidential election is seemingly everywhere this year. Every day, it feels like there’s another scandal, another appalling blunder, and another batch of emails that either contain Satanic rituals or risotto recipes depending on the news source. But has it been worse in 2016 than