Tag Archives: Don Connolly

How not to interview: CBC host gives another lesson

isteners to CBC Radio’s 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

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

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

“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

Media give NS Tories free ride on green power

nother one of those vapid political debates about power rates broke out in the Nova Scotia media last week. Such outbursts have become commonplace over the last decade as rising fossil fuel prices have made rate increases by Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Media give NS Tories free ride on green power