Click-rate journalism: Why attacking Peter MacKay’s wife was cheered by Media Party

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For a perfect insight into the level of ethics in today’s Canadian journalism are these two tweets from Postmedia’s Stephen Maher on why it was perfectly acceptable for the Globe’s Leah McLaren (see here) to personally attack Nazanin Afshin-Jam MacKay:

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Because the Canadian media is in such dire financial straits, cockroach-journalism is now something to be held-up, admired and of course copied.

Maher is saying the media worms and snakes are the new standard.

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