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NNSL Opinion Stories

Beware the unnamed source in news stories, warns Yellowknifer editor Randi Beers

  Most news stories are built upon a solid bedrock of sources. A spokesperson said this, a politician did that, a document indicates another thing. The goal is to make it easy for the reader to...

Consensus government in the NWT has run its course

The issue: Consensus government We say: Doesn't work "Maybe by having our MLAs as ministers we have been getting some benefit. I just haven't seen it at this particular juncture." – Jozef Carnogursky, Nihtat Gwich'in Council...

Can journalists be activists?

The answer is yes, no - well, it depends Last week, former Toronto Star columnist Desmond Cole announced he’d been given an ultimatum. “Toronto Star says I can’t be a columnist and an activist at the...