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CBC reporters tell different tales about Israel

hen Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s convoy got pelted with eggs and shoes by Palestinian protesters in┬áRamallah, 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

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’