MACFADYEN: That the press continues to squeal at the president’s insults probably serves to delight his supporters in a way that Trump and his team perfectly understand
COX: Canadian newspaper publishers asked for federal help only after failing to get changes in taxation, copyright and other areas that would level the playing field
TAUBE: Broadcasting the Alex Jones interview was the right decision. All points of view, no matter how reprehensible, must be open for debate
WHITELAW: Ruth Kelly understood she had a unique responsibility: to cheerlead and promote but also to criticize constructively and objectively
TAUBE: Yes, it’s possible to be a columnist and activist. So why couldn’t the Toronto Star countenance Desmond Cole and his stand on police carding?
KINSELLA: For the CBC and others, a joke about cultural appropriation is more important than, you know, things like real racism
STEWART: Additional resources, including access to national advertising, needed to ease the time and work crunch – and feed the soul of community papers
FIRBY: Community newspapers will survive because nobody else is going to tell the stories they do