We have had enough of Rex Murphy and his reactionary, mean-spirited attacks on all the things that make Canada a great place to live. Since CBC hasn't put any balancing voices to Rex on their flagship news show The National, rabble.ca is doing our part with the Not Rex Murphy Contest.
Our judges have spoken and now it is your turn! Our Not Rex Murphy judges, (new media journalist, consultant, video podcaster and web 2.0 guru Amber MacArthur; journalist, broadcaster, author and guest senior contributing editor Murray Dobbin; rabble tv editor Tor Sandberg; rabble publisher Kim Elliott and Director of Emerging Media, Wayne MacPhail) have reviewed the Not Rex applications and have got it down to five people.
Now it is up to you. From now until March 8th you can check out the sample videos and vote for your favourite Not Rex Murphy using our simple poll function.
The winner will do the first three rabble commentaries - on the same night that Rex delivers his annoying and sanctimonious ravings - providing Canadians with critical insights, inspiration, vision and, most importantly, an antidote to The Rex. rabble reserves the right, post-contest, to add commentators as opportunities and clever, caring Canadians present themselves.
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