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Article on new TorStar editor in G&M

Giles Gherson, the new editor of the Toronto Star, has a big task ahead of him: balancing both the hunger for a 20 per cent profit margin with his paper's Atkinson principles. This conundrum is explored in an article by Globe and Mail writer John Allemang. His arrival at the Star has been eagerly awaited […]

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The Sinclair Project

Read this New York Times editorial on the Sinclair Broadcasting Group and Stolen Honor, a documentary it may order its 62 stations to run next week. For an interview treatment of the same subject, listen to The Current, Part One from Friday, Oct. 15. Guest host Amy Goodman, host of the indy American radio show Democracy Now, […]

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Team America: Why make the liberals the FAGs?

Let's be clear: I laughed my ass off at Team America: World Police. But in some ways, I think Trey Parker and Matt Stone were being more pointedly offensive than usual — with liberal peaceniks as their target. The reason I say that is because other than North Korean dictator Kim Jung Il, the only […]

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