Getting news that matters

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Published on: May 3, 2016

Transition Ottawa / Newsletter / 03 May 2016

As many of us are aware, there is much that remains unreported. Conventional media disproportionately focuses on war, rape, murder, football results and celebrity trivia. Canadians need news on environmental, wildlife, soil and other problems AND the solutions, of which there are many. Many conventional media sources are wondering why they are losing customers. For many, Facebook has become an important news source, and is increasingly more a way of informing each other of important events than personal postings. Can we make a case to CBC to have environmental and sustainable news and solutions every day in the news? A petition perhaps?

In the meantime, here are some free alternative news sources: