By Frank Moher So, this one should have been easy. At a star chamber-style military trial, the Pentagon releases the transcript of testimony by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, purported Al-Qaeda mastermind, in which he admits to a laundry list of atrocities and would-be atrocities. Not only was he responsible for the 9/11 attacks, it says, but […]
By guest blogger Brian Brennan The Robert William Pickton murder trial has started in New Westminster Supreme Court with 350 media types from around the world accredited to cover the case. Most of these reporters — including two former Vancouver prostitutes blogging for the so-called “citizen journalism” website, orato.com — are filing for same-day or […]
By Frank Moher By Frank Moher Two otherwise unremarkable entries in The National Post and The Globe and Mail this week are instructive in the most salient difference between the two papers — and it isn’t that one is right-wing and the other is even more right-wing. Both articles are about the opening of the […]
By Frank Moher The bloggers are off to a slow start at the Liberal Convention. Much talk of the red condoms being handed out, not much in the way of insight. The Globe and Mail has a veritable phalanx of digital drones on the floor, but whatever advantage they have in numbers is offset by […]
From the Tuesday, October 31st, 2006 Globe and Mail: “Ben Mulroney wanted to see where funding from UNICEF for Malawi, not donations from Madonna, were going. Incorrect information appeared in Saturday’s Review section.” We sympathize. We’re always getting Madonna and UNICEF mixed up too.