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What Was Wrong With CBC's 'The National' Last Night (October 18, 2017)

Well the first installment was a bit of a hit with readers–nearly a thousand of you visited Raving Canuck in its first 24 hours. I guess I’m committed to suffering through 45 minutes of spin and irrelevant stories each night for the foreseeable future. 2,578 more words

Canadian Politics

What Was Wrong With CBC's 'The National' Last Night (October 17, 2017)

Here’s the first installment of “What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Last Night”. In these blurbs I will summarize the CBC’s flagship news program from the previous night, highlighting what was glossed over or completely ignored by the public broadcaster in the last day’s news cycle. 1,894 more words

Canadian Politics

Lies, Damn Lies, and Fake News

The first thing you notice about the newly-launched Free Telegraph is its politics. But then, with headlines like, “Vice President Mike Pence To Campaign For GOP Gubernatorial Nominee Ed Gillespie In Virginia… 698 more words

Politics

Stephen Paddock Massacre: 2 Police Press Conferences, Massive Timeline Change

In the first press conference, above, given on October 6th, 2017, from the 3:00 to 4:00 mark, the pig specifically states the security guard heard gunshots from Martyr Stephen’s hotel room. 143 more words

Government

Stephen Paddock Update: New Timeline + Absurd Search for Motive Continues

Ten days ago, 64 year old amerikkkan torture victim and Martyr Stephen Craig Paddock carried out the greatest lone gunman mass murder rampage in amerikkkan history, successfully harvesting 58 humans from his brilliantly conceived Command and Control sniper’s perch on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. 1,541 more words

Child Abuse

Media: Redefining today's realities

In this new era of a fast-paced world with advancing technologies, and as a proud millennial myself, it is evident that all mediums of communication have drastically impacted our daily lives. 938 more words

Sofia Costales

Tomgram: Nick Turse, A Disappearance, a Body, and What It Takes to Make the News

So when the great Iona Craig dons a black abaya and niqab, inserts her “brown tinted contact lenses to cover green foreigner eyes,” and blows the lid off a botched U.S.

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Militarism