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Lies, damned lies and CBC ‘stories’

istening to Mike Hornbrook’s Saturday evening report on CBC Radio’s The World This Weekend reminded me that all too often, news is not primarily about “facts.” It’s about “stories” with heroes, villains and definite plot lines. In this case, Hornbrook, … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies and CBC ‘stories’

Media cheerlead for government cuts

he mainstream media seem to be working themselves into a full-blown tizzy over whether the Harper government will fulfill its pledge to eliminate the federal deficit by 2014-15. The Conservatives are promising to balance the books by unnecessarily slashing billions … Continue reading

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Media cheerlead for government cuts