John Cusack: The Blackwater scandal broke just as you hit the US on your book tour. What do you make of the coverage?
In 1978, then United Auto Worker (UAW) President Douglas Fraser, frustrated with corporate America's new aggressiveness, accused U.S.
A Senlis Council report released in August detailed the failure of Canadian programs supposedly aimed at alleviating poverty in Kandahar province. The mainstream media criticized the Canadian International Development Agency's (CIDA) inability/unwillingness to successfully distribute aid and even questioned Canada's justification for a military presence in Afghanistan.
Arriving on horse, by foot, or cheek to cheek in a shared truck with neighbours, they had come to participate in a voluntary referendum.
It wasn't an accident that landed the mother of two and retired nurse face to face with Israeli soldiers. She, backed by two other foreigners and a Palestinian woman, had entered the soldiers' post, demanding that the soldiers revoke their order that the Palestinian children stop playing soccer at night.
The soldiers had their guns aimed at us all the time, the soft-spoken lady recalls.
Dana Larsen posted drafts of each chapter of Hairy Pothead and the Marijuana Stone, on babble over the course of six months, from December 2006 to June 2007, to the amused and delighted feedback of other forum participants.
Spending last summer inside a tent in the Whiskey Jack Forest, about 1500 miles northwest of Toronto, I became very aware of my mortality.
Canada's largest media corporations have been making the case against restrictions that would limit their further expansion. CTVglobemedia Inc., for example, is demanding that proposed restrictions take the form of guidelines instead of formal rules.
This is an important opportunity for Canadians to reflect on the impacts media convergence has had on journalism and journalists in this country.