Rob and Doug, we barely got to know thee. The Sun News Network cancelled its Ford Nation show less than 24 hours after its Monday-night debut.
The New York Times had a chilling story in today’s paper: In today’s U.S. economy, if you don’t get a new job within six months of becoming unemployed, your chances of ever becoming rehired drop precipitously.
From the BBC: Of the broad pattern, (WMO head Michel Jarraud) said: “All of the warmest years have been since 1998, and this year once again continues the underlying, long-term trend. The coldest years now are warmer than the hottest years before 1998.
After stepping aside from Newstalk 1010 radio, the Ford brothers will be resurfacing this Monday on the Sun News Network, home of talents such as Ezra Levant. The small irony of this is that the Toronto Sun newspaper thinks Mayor Rob Ford should move on. And the announcement came on the same day that Mayor […]
The Toronto Star is planning to cut 75 to 100 jobs — from unionized, non-unionized and management positions — as it continues to rightsize (if that’s the word for it) its business.
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Anchorman, that hilarious send-up of 1970s TV “action news” shows, has been deemed worthy of an exhibit at the Newseum. But it won’t all be about the yucks; attendees will learn about the real issues of diversity and sexism that existed in those times.
Bill Carroll hosts an evening show on AM640 Talk Radio in Toronto. On Wednesday evening, he got a call from Coun. Doug Ford, brother of embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who wanted to come on the show and utter talking points. Carroll declined. You can listen to him explain his decision here, but essentially, “I […]
Ezra Klein wonders why Twitter has such a hold on the hearts of journalists when Facebook is by far the more dominant platform for distributing news content to actual readers. He wonders if that little devil called ego might have something to do with it.
This late 1960s Creedence Clearwater Revival tune was a famous protest song of the Vietnam War era. Its name was used as a book title for a critical tome on former U.S. president George W. Bush:
My favourite Remembrance Day song, courtesy of the Pogues: