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The Winnipeg General Strike: A Case Study

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The Winnipeg General Strike has plenty of primary sources to examine, such as photos, letters and newspapers. After examining the primary sources from the Winnipeg Tribune, before, during and after the strike, it is apparent that the tone of the articles changed along the way. It is in my opinion that the Tribune by June 25th, 1919, after the strike, was showing a slight bias on the side of the employers. The evidence that the paper may hold a bias is that there is negative press about the strikers, whereas there isn’t as much, if any, that is about the employers. As there is a bias, can this newspaper be considered honest? One would hope as much as the claim of the paper is, “Honest News, Honest Views, Honest Advertising”. This analysis will
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