Shrinking news revenues and shrinking newsroom headcounts continue to cast a shadow over the U.S. news industry.
Daniel Dale, the Toronto Star reporter who withdrew a libel suit against Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford after receiving a formal apology, has now done the same against ZoomerMedia, which owns Vision TV.
Reporter Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star tweeted that he accepts a second, more formal apology from Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford, in which Ford basically admits everything he told a TV show hosted by Conrad Black about Dale was a lie. This means Dale will not pursue his lawsuit against Ford, although action may yet […]
Daniel Dale, deputy city hall bureau chief for the Toronto Star, had notices served Thursday on Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford and Vision TV. If they don’t apologize, he intends to sue them for libel for remarks broadcast Monday in an interview between Ford and Conrad Black.
Ex-convict turned TV interviewer Conrad Black, widely criticized for doing a softball ball interview with Mayor Rob Ford, got schooled by As It Happens host Carol Off. She was particularly interested in exploring Black’s thoughts about Ford’s remarks on the show about Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale.
In a televised interview with ex-convict Conrad Black on Vision TV, Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford strongly insinuated one of his main adversaries at the Toronto Star, city hall reporter Daniel Dale, is a pedophile.
Toronto Coun. Doug Ford (Ward 2, Etobicoke North) just can’t keep from media-bashing, but it’s just silly when he stoops to red-baiting in the process.
The Dallas Morning News marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy with a huge special — JFK50. A year-long series: The people. The city. The impact. There’s a one-hour documentary on the tragic shooting, a minute-by-minute timeline of that fateful Nov. 22, 1963 day, a Dealey Plaza interactive — […]
From the GuardianUS: The companies range from investor-owned firms – household names such as Chevron, Exxon and BP – to state-owned and government-run firms.
I found this concept to be amusing. From the Atlantic, but pointing to Peter Norvig’s fantastic reimagining of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln’s speech at Gettysburg, which marks its 150th anniversary today, as a PowerPoint presentation: