Category Archives: CBC Radio

Good riddance Fidel you repressive old fuck, CBC never liked you anyway

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s it only my imagination or is the propaganda element in news becoming ever more pervasive in this “post-truth” era? Could it be that what passes for reporting, especially in broadcast media, is often little more than cherry-picked “facts” cited … Continue reading

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CBC reporters tell different tales about Israel

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hen Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s convoy got pelted with eggs and shoes by Palestinian protesters inĀ Ramallah, in the West Bank yesterday, CBC radio and TV saw things quite differently. Radio framed the story narrowly, telling it mainly from Baird … Continue reading

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CBC reporters tell different tales about Israel

Trudeau kowtows to Tricky Dick; Chomsky on secrecy & power

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he revelation that Pierre Trudeau phoned Richard Nixon at the height of the Watergate scandal to offer warm support is interesting news, but it’s not especially surprising. Canadian prime ministers often suck up to their masters in Washington, although they … Continue reading

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Trudeau kowtows to Tricky Dick; Chomsky on secrecy & power

How not to interview: CBC host gives another lesson

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isteners to CBC Radio’sĀ Information Morning in Nova Scotia are getting a well-deserved break as veteran host Don Connolly begins his summer vacation. Connolly is notable in the interviewing trade for shining the spotlight on himself and for his habit of … Continue reading

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CBC Nova Scotia promotes food banks as hunger continues to grow

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could hardly believe my ears as I listened to a CBC Radio interview with Nick Saul on May 14th. He’s co-author of a book that argues traditional food banks may be doing more harm than good. Yet here he was … Continue reading

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CBC Nova Scotia promotes food banks as hunger continues to grow

Whitewashing Israeli crimes: Derek Stoffel’s Middle East reporting

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Article submitted by Brooks Kind he great Israeli journalist Amira Hass once said the role of journalists is “to monitor the centres of power.” Based on his reporting, it would appear that CBC’s Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel has a … Continue reading

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Whitewashing Israeli crimes: Derek Stoffel’s Middle East reporting