Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mediaspin apology to Preacher Camping

Sorry Harold Mediaspin.ca wishes to apologize to Harold Camping for our doubts about his End-of-the-World predictions. Our site has just received a widely distributed e-mail from a once-distinguished Nova Scotia university that confirms the End Is Truly Nigh. First some … Continue reading

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U.S. military “keen to go green”…Really?

Journalist Rick MacInnes-Rae delivered some startling news on the May 26th edition of his CBC Radio program Dispatches. “In the United States, the push for energy conservation isn’t just a civilian concern,” he told listeners. “In fact the mighty American … Continue reading

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CBC TV goes “downmarket”

In news-media-speak, “going downmarket” means dumbing-down content to attract a broader and bigger audience.  CBC TV’s local supperhour newscasts began going downmarket after hiring the U.S. news doctor Frank Magid and Associates in 2007. Magid prided himself on  inventing the … Continue reading

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