Wyatt Lang

About Wyatt Lang

A graduate from Carleton University's School of Journalism, Wyatt Lang is a Canadian correspondent for the OWP.

Facebook Introduces 3,000 New Hate Speech And Harmful Acts Watchdogs

This week, Facebook’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg announced an addition of 3,000 jobs over the next year to its internal department dealing with content surveillance. The increase of positions is to be tacked onto a division already consisting of 4,500 people tasked with the duty of reviewing posts alleged […]

Malala Receives Honorary Citizenship During Visit To Canada

International children’s and women’s rights activist Malala Yousafzai was presented an honorary Canadian citizenship during her visit Wednesday to the nation’s capital. This occasion marks just the sixth time in Canada’s history that an honorary citizenship has been given out, accented by the fact Yousafzai is currently the youngest person […]

Social Issues And Pepsi: An Unpalatable Mix

This week, in response to a considerable amount of public criticism and mockery, Pepsi has removed its highly-publicized Kendall Jenner advertisement from rotation. Following its decision, an official statement was released with a general public apology to those offended by the commercial’s content. However, with a good portion of their […]

North Korean Missile Test Sparks Strong Pushback

In a very familiar set of events, the North Korean military tested four of its ballistic missiles on Monday by firing them towards Japan’s northwest coast. This particular series of long-range missile testing has been a reoccurrence over the past few months and has taken place under the direct supervision […]

Astana Talks Pave Way For Peaceful Solution

Initial steps toward a ceasefire are underway in Astana. Iranian, Turkish and Russian officials met last Monday to discuss a peaceful solution to the six-year conflict. Official United Nations peace discussions are taking place later this month, but the Kazakh capital played host this week to neighbouring nations feeling the […]