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‘Confessions of a newspaper junkie’

Russell Smith loves the texture of a newspaper in the morning, so it pains him that the end of the newspaper era appears to be looming.

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More details on CBC cuts

The CBC will cut a total of 80 news jobs across its English language services, part of 393 to be chopped. Those are part of 800 jobs to be chopped across the entire corporation. Here’s the full CBC.ca story. On Radio One, current affairs shows The Inside Track, Outfront and The Point are gone. The Point’s […]

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ctvtoronto.ca coverage of the Ontario provincial budget

I got to go to the budget lockup and cover the budget for ctvtoronto.ca. Here’s what I came up with (the video reports of my CTV Toronto colleagues Paul Bliss and John Musselman, CTV News’ John Vennavally-Rao and BNN’s Amanda Lang are attached, along with some raw vid): Ontario posting $57 billion in deficits over […]

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