By Bob Cox
Publisher, Winnipeg Free Press

“Falsehood flies, and the truth comes limping after it.” If you think that quote comes from someone studying the spread of misinformation through social media, think again. Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels, wrote those words in 1710, more than 300 years ago. The quote has been rephrased and repeated […]

By Tim Shoults
Operations Manager, Aberdeen Publishing

United States Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously wrote in the Washington Post in 1983: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.” Moynihan died in 2003 – the year before the launch of a little company called Facebook. I try not to read too much into […]

Champions of Truth for Local Communities Local newspapers play an essential role in keeping communities informed, engaged, and thriving by delivering credible, authentic news and information that cannot be found anywhere else. Newspapers are the glue that keeps communities connected and are crucial players in the local economies where they […]

By Gordon Cameron

Maybe I’m a bit of a throw-back, but when it comes to debating the issues of the day, my style leans more towards persuasion rather than brute force. I like to build my case point-by-point, parry the objections where I can, and when I can’t, I like to take them […]