The network will not divulge losses from this season’s NHL lockout, but the outlook is dark. CBC president Hubert Lacroix last week characterized the loss as ‘a cash flow challenge.’
Storytelling is the artful manufacturing of myths geared to emotional impact. Reporting is the plain assembly of facts that depict reality.
Canadians are assured electronic punches ‘work’ and are therefore justifiable. What if the claim was false? What if the Mother Of All Attack Ads that inspired the whole business was proven not only vicious but ineffectual?
The last thing Canadian journalism needs is ‘reporters’ who freelance as intelligence agents for Beijing.
It’s an election year in the U.S. Reflecting on the 2008 campaign raises questions about the media’s integrity and coherent journalism.
Today ‘reform’ is narrowly redefined to mere term limits, meaning Conservative appointees would retire after nine years so more Conservatives could be recycled in their place.
Eric Liddell, who had a little-known Canadian connection, was the true-life 1924 Olympic medalist depicted in the Academy Award-winning Chariots of Fire.
For James Gay, Canada’s worst poet, there is no plaque, no government distinction, no internet immortality. It is an oversight that should be corrected.
Drafted in secret, frog-marched on closure, its provisions hidden from voters in the last campaign, the bill reads like it was ghostwritten at the Calgary Petroleum Club. It puts Canada dead last among G8 countries in environmental protection.
The Library of Parliament erased Charles Tupper, a Father of Confederation, from an online reference guide on prime ministers.
Police must be relentless, fearless, and meticulous in pursuit of truth. Yet the nation’s vote police, Elections Canada, are short on all counts.
So it is that 27 years after he left office, Alberta’s Peter Lougheed is praised lavishly by media.
Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.
Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.