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25
Feb
Fear & loathing on a TV near you

Fear & loathing on a TV near you

I’ve tried in vain to pitch a movie review column for ages in Frank, but alas, it’s been to no avail.

So I’ve settled on the next best thing: reviewing political ads! Much like modern films, political ads usually induce some level of sickness in my stomach. 

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25
Feb
No news is good news at Bell Media

No news is good news at Bell Media

With the unceremonious ouster of 17-year CJCH/C100 veteran Deb Smith, the Bell Media stations in Halifax have given up even the slightest pretence of being concerned about news. 

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25
Feb
Richmond County hits the small time

Richmond County hits the small time

A five-minute infommercial for which the Municipality of Richmond County paid $24,500 to an American company of dubious repute is now available for the public’s perusal online.

“It’s on their website and it’s rather amusing,” says one resident.

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25
Feb

With friends like these, you can’t be a NewCapper

My sources toiling at Newfoundland Capital Corp. radio stations across the country are collectively shaking their heads over a directive from head office concerning conduct on employees’ personal Facebook pages. 

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25
Feb

Nova Scotia senators keep their distance from (too much) influence (generally)

I found it interesting that former Mother Corpse and CTV talking-head Pamela Wallin sits on two corporate boards, Porter Air and money managing firm Gluskin Sheff in addition to her duties of doing whatever it is she does in the Senate. 

This got me thinking: On which biz or higher learnatoriums boards do our home-grown senators sit?

Not very many, I discovered. 

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