Monthly Archives: December 2011

Persistent media bias against public spending

edia critic Brooks Kind swung into action last week after hearing an on-air comment by a CBC Radio news reader in Halifax. During a news update with Information Morning host Don Connolly, newscaster Sandy Smith mentioned the Nova Scotia NDP government’s decision to get … Continue reading

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Persistent media bias against public spending

Flaws in media coverage of aboriginal peoples

t’s heartening to see the mainstream media’s sudden interest in the multiple crises facing Canada’s aboriginal peoples. Federal politicians, including the prime minister, have been forced to react to the graphic reporting from Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario where … Continue reading

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‘Impartial’ CBC turns thumbs down on Gingrich

oor Newt Gingrich. Just when the latest frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination thought he was doing OK in the polls, along comes CBC Radio’s Washington correspondent to blast him out of the water. “He’s cocksure, loves the sound of … Continue reading

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