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Canada actors’ union calls on consumers to boycott ‘union busting brands’ as dispute drags on
Canada’s actors’ union is calling on consumers to boycott brands that deal with a group representing some of the country’s largest advertising agencies, after a continuing labour dispute that has left unionized performers locked out of work making commercials.The companies named by the Allianc...
Former Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Pat Tabler lands new role in the booth with Cleveland Guardians
From the booths of the Rogers Centre to the booths of Progressive Field, Pat Tabler has a new broadcasting role. Tabler, 65, joined TSN as a studio analyst covering the Jays back in 1993, and got his start in the booth working alongside Dan Shulman all the way back in 2001.
Negativity drives online news consumption - Nature Human Behaviour
Examining real-world data that tested different headlines for the same news story on real news readers, Robertson et al. find that people are more likely to click on a headline when it contains negative words compared to positive words.
Facebook and Instagram Threaten to Pull the Plug on News in Canada
Meta and Google are on a collision course with lawmakers over the Online News Act, which would force them to pay publishers for content.Meta puffed out its chest over the weekend, threatening to block links to news sites in Canada from its social …