Ron Foley Macdonald (photo courtesy of Red Star Films)
Ron Foley Macdonald
(photo courtesy of Red Star Films)

This week we speak with local arts writer Ron Foley Macdonald about the dearth of arts criticism in Nova Scotia and how fewer arts organizations are taking risks with their content for fear of alienating their corporate benefactors. MacDonald writes extensively about arts and culture at View902.

Also, Russell reads an actual daily newspaper written by actual journalists and muses about how such a model could work in Halifax.

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  1. Re : the Denver Post newspaper. The population of greater Denver is 2.8 million and comparing the Herald with the Denver Post is odd.

    1. I’m looking at the paper’s structure. Focus on your local content and don’t try to be the paper of record for an entire province when you don’t have the resources to handle that.