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05
Nov
A fond farewell to Big Wayne Sitland

A fond farewell to Big Wayne Sitland

Frank Magazine lost a valued friend on October 25 with the death of retired provincial silly servant Wayne Sitland.

Wayne was a frequent caller to the Frank bunker, and a not-infrequent visitor. Former Frank reporter Cliff Boutilier remembers “Big Wayne” as a fellow with a big heart and a big laugh. 

“(He had) a reporter’s mindset,” Cliff recalls.

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05
Nov
I'm Wolf Blitzer, and you're in..the Situation Room.

I'm Wolf Blitzer, and you're in..the Situation Room.

Hurricane Sandy continues to wreak havoc on the Eastern Seaboard for the ninth consecutive night and CNN is..still there, covering this monster mega-storm from all possible angles.

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22
Oct
A message from Chronicle Herald Director of News Content Andrew Waugh

A message from Chronicle Herald Director of News Content Andrew Waugh

The Chronicle Herald is Nova Scotia's newspaper of record. With that power, as a hero of mine once said, comes great responsibility. It is not good enough to simply cover the day-to-day events that dominate the lives of Nova Scotians. It's also our job to cover stories that some would prefer to see left resigned to the dustbin of history.

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22
Oct

Openfilers being closed books about site’s future

“Sorry I can’t be of much help. I haven’t heard anything from anyone about OpenFile’s status since the hiatus was announced,” says (former?) Openfile Calgary editor Trevor Scott Howell.

“It’s all water under the bridge for me.”

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22
Oct
A very bad day in the newsroom

A very bad day in the newsroom

Just like any trade, journalism has a language all its own, much of it unknown and/or indecipherable to outsiders.

Did you know that for over a century, reporters have been scrawling -30- at the bottom of their stories to indicate the end?

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