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Comparing media coverage for Senators Jim Munson & Mike Duffy

First, the similarities.

Both Senators Jim Munson and Mike Duffy were born in Atlantic Canada and are 68 years of age. Both were also former journalists, including being foreign correspondents at crucial events in history. 888 more words

Media Issues

PM Harper and his gov't "not" on trial, Senator Mike Duffy is.

Yesterday, with the opening of the Senator Mike Duffy trial, the Twitterverse and the mainstream media were clearly over the top with their circus-like coverage. 525 more words

Media Bias

On Siddiqui column: Disagree that PM's position on war fits pattern of deceit

I don’t very often recommend reading a Toronto Star editorial but conservatives (small c and capital C) really need to read what Haroon Siddiqui wrote… 964 more words

Conservative Gov't

Does ‘slacktivism’ matter?

Founder of Hands Across the Water (an organisation that aims to improve the lives of at-risk Thai children), Peter Baines, says he would rather people ‘ 291 more words

Media Issues

An attack on the freedom to criticize religion

Yes, a free press was attacked in Paris when gunman slaughtered cartoonists at the satirical Charlie Hebdo newspaper. But it was not just a free press that was attacked, and not enough people are recognizing that. 584 more words

Media Issues

The right time to take a stand

There seems to be an undercurrent of opinion in some circles that black people are not allowed to speak on any issue until and unless they address particular issues within their own community. 481 more words

Media Issues

Burning the Witches (Part 2): Burn us all

It is becoming such a familiar pattern now… So much so that when #rohtakgirls happened, it didn’t even strike as odd. The culture of “either you are with us, or against us.” The champion -isms of democracy vis feminism, secularism, caste justice, economic justice, environmentalism, anti-corruptism are becoming killers of democracy. 266 more words

Social Issues