Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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Martin's ADD manifests itself again

Way back when (although not in this space), I posited the question of whether Paul Martin has ever been tested for Attention Deficit Disorder. Read this analysis of his just-concluded Asian trip by the Toronto Star's Tonda McCharles and tell me if you agree: An excerpt: Martin's Asian message lost in a blur Breakneck pace […]

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It's the most/miserable day/of the year!

Through the power of quantification and calculation, some Brit egghead has figured out that Jan. 24 is the most depressing day of the year! And this year, it's on a Monday! Bonus! An excerpt from a CTV.ca story: The University of Cardiff's Dr. Cliff Arnall singled out today based on a complex calculation of six […]

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The Punk-Christian son of a preacher man

Jay Bakker is the son of Tammy Fae and Jim Bakker, the former TV preachers whose empire went up in smoke in the 1980s. This NYT Magazine article profiles Jay, who runs a church-less church that tends to souls as that feel as lost, broken and outcast as he once did. An excerpt: n an […]

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Internet news sites are back in vogue

Being an online news sluggo, I like the sounds of this NYT article about online news — mainly from the business side. It focuses on the deal for CBS MarketWatch. An excerpt: hen L. Gordon Crovitz, the president of Dow Jones & Company's electronic publishing division, sat down last spring to assemble a three-year strategic […]

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Preserving memories of the Holocaust

This week marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. This particular BBC story is about a database dedicated to preserving the memories of Jews killed in the Holocaust. Let me know if the last sentence in this excerpt doesn't strike an emotional chord with you: Race to preserve Holocaust legacy By […]

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