Archive | December, 2017

Cancel My Subscription

My resolution for 2018: Spend even more time calling out imbalance and extremism in the traditional and social media, on both sides of the debates. Support balanced media and cancel the rest.   December 28, 2017 National Geographic Magazine, Circulation Department Dear Sir/Mdm. Since I was a child, I’ve have been a reader of National […]

Please accept …. my apology

Back in the mists of time, 1960 to be exact, or prehistory to Millennials, Brenda Lee had a monster hit called “I’m Sorry”. One of the lines was: “I’m sorry, so sorry; please accept my apology.” With some slight modifications, it could have been the theme song for Canadian governments for the past 20 years or so.

Who Cares?

The media has been gaga for the past week or so, because……. wait for it………. Prince Harry is engaged!! Well I suppose it’s about time; he’s in his 30s after all. But there’s  more!! He’s engaged to a woman “of colour”!!! Here’s the breathless prose used by many of the newspapers that use The Associated […]