John Woodside

John Woodside / @woodsideful

Freelance journalist

John Woodside is a journalist who covers foreign policy, civil liberties and urban issues. He has a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia, and other than OpenCanada, his work has been found in The GuardianThe Tyee and on Cited.

Most Recent Posts


Reconciliation in a digital age

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August 16, 2018

Will a more equitable physical world translate into a fairer online space for Indigenous communities? In this interview, Alexander Dirksen reflects on reconciliation efforts in Canada and where they intersect with debates around digital access, privacy and representation.

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American collision course

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July 22, 2016

John Woodside reports from this week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where evidence of the divisions tearing the country apart was clear to see.