I will confess off the top I don’t know the specifics of what freelance arts journalist Tara Thorne tweeted about the premier’s son, but — based on what I read about the now-deleted tweet — I don’t have any interest in seeking it out. What I do know is that Thorne apologized for the tweet...
Happy New Year’s Eve! We were going to have a quiet get-together with friends, but because the roads sound like they will be terrible, we’re staying home instead and I’m cooking dinner out of the great new Korean cookbook I got for Christmas. I hadn’t even twigged that it’s the end of the decade until […]
News 1. Can we even discuss improving snow-clearing standards? In her latest column, Erica Butler looks at how implementation of the city’s Integrated Mobility Plan (IMP) keeps sliding down the list of priorities. Butler takes as an example Councillor Shawn Cleary’s seemingly reasonable request “for a report assessing the costs and benefits of tightening up […]
At this moment — when real journalism is often dismissed as fake news and alternate-reality U.S. president Donald Trump is decimating American public broadcasting in his new budget— there is some comfort living in Canada where our recently refinanced and reinvigorated public broadcaster is not only publishing real news but is also affecting the public...
This week we present a rebroadcast of our roundtable on the state of Atlantic Canadian journalism, featuring Tim, Terra Tailleur, and CANADALAND’s Jesse Brown. This was recorded live at The Marquee in Halifax on Friday March 3, 2017. Also, no other story has so thoroughly dominated the news this past week as the ongoing controversy […]
News Views Noticed Government On campus In the harbour Footnotes News 1. Another reporter leaves the Chronicle Herald Striking Chronicle Herald reporter Remo Zaccagna announced yesterday on Twitter that he has accepted a job as the communications coordinator at Pier 21. Zaccagna started as a business reporter at the Chronicle Herald, moved on to sports and then […]
After losing her long-held south-end seat by fewer than 100 votes, former city councillor Sue Uteck is gearing up to challenge incumbent Waye Mason in this October’s municipal election. What’s inspiring her run and what does she think the city should be doing better? Plus, CBC steps in it by “explaining” that North Preston is some sort […]