The Globe and Mail is babbling propaganda against the Ontario Premier’s propaganda.
Ontario News Now would never have been a thing if journalism in Ontario had an ounce of competency.
When you look down on people and craft narratives to make your side seem superior, you will alienate those people who will look elsewhere.
And the Globe is not one to talk. People don’t refer to it as the Toronto Globe and Mail for no reason: it serves as Toronto-centric propaganda as the rest of the country are seen as lesser beings.
But the Ford Brothers had their own radio program on Newstalk 1010. They were given unfettered access to mainstream news outlets. When politicians are given those kind of platforms, don’t be surprised when they cut their teeth and then bypass the system the way millions of other people did with social media.
And people are not going to see any problem with it because this is the Age of Propaganda.
When you have news outlets blur lines, they shouldn’t get huffy when people they enabled take full advantage of it.
They sized up the sham of the press, and then build their own in the bargain…