Tag Archives: Globe and Mail

The applause is deafening

If you’re familiar with the tactics of CBC Communications you know that a full page ad in the Globe and Mail is considered by them to be the pinnacle of interaction and indicative of a job well done. Usually it also signifies desperation. So I was surprised to see a full-pager in the Globe this […]

To Hell with John Doyle

Like you, this morning I woke up and opened the Globe and Mail and found that John Doyle had totally ripped me off. He’s not the first newspaper columnist to do this. And it’s not the first time he’s done it. It doesn’t bother me much. Maybe because this is a blog, he thinks that […]

Leaked: CTV “Goldmine”

At the CBC we have an internal newsletter called “The Grapevine” which is chock full of, er…. Ok you got me. I never read it. But it turns out that CTV has a similar publication, called “The Goldmine” leaked to me by a gruntled CTV employee. I had to pay $12 for it, but I […]

Globe and Mail apologizes; Andrew Ryan picks up where “Gayle HackDonald” leaves off

A correction today in the Globe, Thanks to Antonia: A noise complaint filed during a taping of the reality show Canadian Idol last Monday in Toronto did not originate from a CBC staff member. Incorrect information appeared in Globe Review on July 26. Coupled with a real crap piece of work from Andrew Ryan on […]

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