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Charlie Smith

An evening with Joe Sacco

Joe Sacco's comics are entirely unique in the field. No one else writes and draws international political reportage in a comic book format.

Media Democracy Days: the future of journalism

Corporate concentration and a confusing online outlook can make for grim times, panelists said. But they also encouraged optimism and engagement.

News of the World dead, Rupert Murdoch news-model lives on

Canadian media show signs of adopting the Rupert Murdoch news model, one that prizes gossip and celebrity over public interest journalism.