rabble.ca series - Hill Dispatches

rabble.ca series - Hill Dispatches

Karl Nerenberg joins rabble to cover news for the rest of us from Parliament Hill. Karl has been a journalist for over 25 years including eight years as the producer of the CBC show The House. He has written scripts for documentary films and long-form television reports for such shows as Le Point and Actuel on Radio Canada television and The Journal on CBC-TV. Karl also founded and, for five years, edited the magazine Federations: What's new in federalism worldwide.

Karl has been awarded a Gemini award, a Best International Documentary Series award (from "la communauté des televisions francophones"), a CBC Radio Award for Best New Series (C'est la vie) among others. As a broadcaster, Mr. Nerenberg produced and directed television series and documentaries in a wide range of genres and on a great variety of subjects -- from civil war in Central America, to the crisis in South Africa's Apartheid system.

Karl works in both English and French, and can be reached at karl@rabble.ca

 

Photo: flickr/Kumar Appaiah
Jun 23 2014 | by rabble staff | Political journalists have a love-hate relationship with polls and pollsters. But even those who profess great skepticism can't help but be influenced by the stories the polls tell.
Jun 23 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Polls put the Liberals ahead nationally, with the NDP in third place. Polls based in Quebec tell a very different story about the federal voting intentions of francophone Quebeckers.
Jun 20 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Jason Kenney and Chris Alexander have announced a series of changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program that constitute an about-face from Conservative policy since 2006.
Jun 13 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The areas of tension between Ontario and the federal government are numerous: equalization, debt and deficits, pensions and refugees and much more.
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper
Jun 9 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Michael Sona is on trial as the sole culprit in the fraudulent effort to suppress non-Conservative voters in 2011. There is lots of evidence, though, that whoever did it did not act alone.
Jun 6 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Michael Sona is on trial as the sole culprit in the fraudulent effort to suppress non-Conservative voters in 2011. There is lots of evidence, though, that whoever did it did not act alone.
Jun 5 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | The government has introduced new legislation in response to the Supreme Court's Bedford decision that struck down existing legislation on sex work. Some think the new law tries to do an "end run."
Jun 2 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | While receiving much praise for renewing the so-called Muskoka Initiative, Harper is killing or de-funding other valuable women's initiatives, both in Canada and abroad.
May 31 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | While receiving much praise for renewing the so-called Muskoka Initiative, Harper is killing or de-funding other valuable women's initiatives, both in Canada and abroad.
May 27 2014 | by Karl Nerenberg | Partisan politics is the highest priority for Harper and it has its price. The money spent on political staff for the Canadian cabinet is more than six times such spending for the British cabinet.