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LETTER: Langley resident grateful Canada isn’t choked with ultra right-wing media

It’s frightening what has unfolded in the United States, letter writer says

  • Sep 6, 2021

 

Kirstie Bouchard held down the fort Tuesday at her family’s downtown Langley City business. Sticky’s Candy is one of several Langley businesses re-crowned the community’s “favourite” in the Langley Advance Times Readers’ Choice competition. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Readers’ votes are huge boost for Langley businesses

Company owners are grateful for support from the community

 

Police remove encampment supporters as they clear Lamport Stadium Park encampment in Toronto, Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Police and politicians’ efforts to limit public access to recent events in Toronto and Vancouver Island have cast a spotlight on the role of journalists and spurred concerns over freedom of the press. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Toronto, Vancouver Island protests shine spotlight on media access

Fairy Creek protests, Toronto park evictions put focus on attempts to limit freedom of the press

 

FILE - This combination of file photo shows, from left, former President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen. A federal election watchdog fined the publisher of the National Enquirer $187,500 for a payment it made to keep under wraps a story about Trump’s alleged affair with a former Playboy model. (AP Photo/File)

National Enquirer owner fined for illegal Trump campaign aid

Watchdog finds publication squelched story of former Playboy model claiming affair with president

FILE - This combination of file photo shows, from left, former President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen. A federal election watchdog fined the publisher of the National Enquirer $187,500 for a payment it made to keep under wraps a story about Trump’s alleged affair with a former Playboy model. (AP Photo/File)
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Langley Advance Times’ Design An Ad program fosters student creativity

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A Murrayville resident shares his perspectives on the news of the day (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Langley letter writer says sad news reflects society after months of COVID

Looking through the page of the local newspaper gives resident pause

  • Apr 9, 2021
A Murrayville resident shares his perspectives on the news of the day (Langley Advance Times)
An effort to showcase just a handful of Langley’s Heroes in Education has drawn the attention of B.C. media, and has the team at the Langley Advance Times on the shortlist for industry accolades next month.

B.C. peers shortlist Langley Advance Times for industry accolades

Special section spotlighting Langley’s heroes in education earns media outlet provincial attention

An effort to showcase just a handful of Langley’s Heroes in Education has drawn the attention of B.C. media, and has the team at the Langley Advance Times on the shortlist for industry accolades next month.
Television journalists work before the announcement of the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, in Ottawa on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. As many as 40 local television outlets and up to 200 Canadian radio stations could be forced to close in the next three years as the pandemic adds to financial pressures media companies were facing before COVID-19, according to a new study from a media advocacy group. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Media study says hundreds of Canadian radio stations, TV outlets risk closure

Radio stations may be hardest hit in the short term, the report suggests

Television journalists work before the announcement of the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, in Ottawa on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. As many as 40 local television outlets and up to 200 Canadian radio stations could be forced to close in the next three years as the pandemic adds to financial pressures media companies were facing before COVID-19, according to a new study from a media advocacy group. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Thanks for helping the Langley Advance Times to continue its mission to provide trusted local news

  • May 14, 2020
Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: ‘Propaganda’ publication enrages reader

Unacceptable views in a time when the world should be coming together

  • Apr 29, 2020
Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number. (Black Press Media files)
Langley news media, reporter honoured by peers

Langley news media, reporter honoured by peers

News industry lauds efforts of rebranded paper, and young journalist during online provincial awards

  • Apr 27, 2020
Langley news media, reporter honoured by peers
Black Press Media multimedia journalists are among the very best in Western Canada, endeavouring to bring you the latest about COVID and how it’s impacting our community. (Black Press Media image)

Helping the Langley Advance Times continue its mission to provide trusted local news

New platform allows readers to make a one-time or ongoing donation to support local journalism

  • Apr 16, 2020
Black Press Media multimedia journalists are among the very best in Western Canada, endeavouring to bring you the latest about COVID and how it’s impacting our community. (Black Press Media image)
Community newspapers need support amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

Black Press Media ad sparks discussion about value of community newspapers

White Rock resident hopes front-page note shines light on revenue loss during COVID-19 crisis

Community newspapers need support amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Britain’s Prince Harry and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, at the UK Africa Investment Summit in London, Monday Jan. 20, 2020. Boris Johnson is hosting 54 African heads of state or government in London. The move comes as the U.K. prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP)

Prince Harry: ‘Powerful media’ is why he’s stepping away

Prince Harry and Megan have stepped away from their royal commitments

Britain’s Prince Harry and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, at the UK Africa Investment Summit in London, Monday Jan. 20, 2020. Boris Johnson is hosting 54 African heads of state or government in London. The move comes as the U.K. prepares for post-Brexit dealings with the world. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool via AP)