Jackman, Frederic L.R.
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A short review of changes in Canada since 1960. The rise of the information age. The negative areas of the Canadian media. Some surveys of Canadians about media responsibility, fairness, and freedom of expression. The difference in perceptions between society and the media is a gap, which when set right, can be healthy. A link between quality candidates and negative media coverage. A better journalism means a healthier society. The inception of the Canadian Journalism Foundation. Its goals: to enhance Canadian journalism through professional development; by acknowledging outstanding achievement; and by conducting research. Response by Knowlton Nash and Larry Stout.