Media News Digest: PKP’s back at Quebecor, TVO backtracks on TV transmitter shutdown, RIP Stuart McL

NYT reporter who broke Trump campaign/Russia story is same reporter who broke Clinton email server story. That's called a free & fair press. — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 15, 2017 News about news He’s baaaaack! Pierre Karl Péladeau is once again president and CEO of Quebecor. Pierre Dion gets demoted to chairman of the […]

Media News Digest: Fake news to promote a movie, MLS games on CTV, Vé launches

News about news The Journal de Montréal has filed a complaint against CBC/Radio-Canada after its investigative programs reported a story that it believed it got the scoop on, and even used one of its pictures without authorization. The story is posted here. Some marketing genius behind the movie A Cure for Wellness set up a […]

The Rebel’s reporting on the Quebec mosque shooting, annotated

The Rebel, the website started by former Sun News personality Ezra Levant after the all-news network was shut down, likes to ask a lot of questions. It’s good to ask questions. Journalism is about questions. Unfortunately too many of The Rebel’s questions are directed at its audience, rather than the people who would actually know […]

Media News Digest: Ottawa won’t help journalists, layoffs at Maclean’s, Postmedia CEO interviewed

News about news HuffPost Canada reports journalists shouldn’t expect money in the next federal budget to help save the industry. The Toronto Star has launched a legal case to get Ontario tribunals to make more information available to journalists. A guy charged with sexual assault at the Quebec City courthouse decided to take out his […]

Elliott Price to host morning show on The Fan 590 in Toronto

Well, now we know the real reason why Elliott Price canned his daily show on CFMB 1280: He’s moving to Toronto. Sportsnet announced today that Price takes over as morning co-host at 590 The Fan starting Feb. 27, along with Greg Brady and Hugh Burrill. Their show will be called Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup with Brady & Price, […]