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Phillip Smith

Phillip Smith is a digital publishing expert. He currently works to advance the field of "news innovation" through Mozilla and The Tyee.

Stories by Phillip Smith


Nine Signs the World's War on Drugs Is Waning

Number one: Canada elects a marijuana-legalizing prime minister.

By Phillip Smith, 1 Jan 2016


Tyee National Campaign Hits Target in Night of Overwhelming Support

Readers rally to keep the dream of a Tyee reporter in Ottawa alive.

By David Beers, Sarah Berman, Geoff D'Auria, Julie Jenkins, Ashley Massmann and Phillip Smith, 19 Nov 2013


Down to the Wire in Tyee's Fundraising Race to Go National

Last day! Support's been amazing! Let's close that gap to $100,000 by midnight!

By David Beers, Geoff D'Auria, Julie Jenkins and Phillip Smith, 18 Nov 2013


Help The Tyee Go National

At this critical moment in Canadian democracy, you can bring more fact-driven independent reporting to the national conversation.

By David Beers, Geoff D'Auria, Julie Jenkins and Phillip Smith, 28 Oct 2013


A Tyee Series

Comments Are Dead. Long Live Comments!

In three days, our system will change. Today, a look at the past and future of online discussions. Second in a series.

By Phillip Smith, 25 Jun 2013


A Tyee Series

Idea #10: The Reinvention of Nearly Everything

How open ideas, venture collectivism and the hacker ethic are changing the world.

By Phillip Smith, 1 Jan 2013


A Tyee Series

Idea #8: The Web Revolution That Started in Your Pants

It's not porn. It's called 'responsive design,' the new wave of web development.

By Phillip Smith, 28 Dec 2011