Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Fair” and “balanced” reporting on slaughtering seals

Part II: CBC Radio’s Information Morning

BC Radio’s Halifax-based Information Morning drew criticism from an award-winning Nova Scotia journalist for its coverage of the proposed “experiment” to slaughter 73,000 grey seals in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence in one year and another 70,000 in the … Continue reading

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“Fair” and “balanced” reporting on slaughtering seals

Part II: CBC Radio’s Information Morning

“Fair” and “balanced” reporting on slaughtering seals

Part I: CP & The Herald

t was, as they say, deja vu all over again. Ten days after running a Canadian Press wire story on a controversial proposal calling for the slaughter of 143,000 grey seals to see if cod stocks recover in the southern … Continue reading

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“Fair” and “balanced” reporting on slaughtering seals

Part I: CP & The Herald

9/11, the media and the ‘War on Terror’

Had U.S. done the right thing, thousands of lives could have been saved

Today, mediaspin received a remarkable report from veteran journalist Nick Fillmore reviewing coverage of the 9/11 attacks. Nick’s piece—printed here by permission—raises fundamental questions about the many myths and suppressed facts around 9/11. en years after close to 3,000 people … Continue reading

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9/11, the media and the ‘War on Terror’

Had U.S. done the right thing, thousands of lives could have been saved

Schneidereit rejects arguments re occupied territories

n this e-mail exchange with Herald columnist Paul Schneidereit, mediaspin contributor Brooks Kind argues against using the word “disputed” to refer to the territories occupied by Israel: Dear Mr Schneidereit I read with interest your emails to Bruce Wark published … Continue reading

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Schneidereit rejects arguments re occupied territories

Schneidereit responds to conflict-of-interest allegation

alifax Herald columnist Paul Schneidereit e-mailed mediaspin today to defend a column in which he referred to the territories occupied by Israel as “disputed.” See, mediaspin story, Herald columnist peddles Israeli propaganda. In an exchange of e-mails, Schneidereit also defended … Continue reading

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Schneidereit responds to conflict-of-interest allegation