Dances with Journalists

“And everyone laughed. It was so preposterous, as if I said to you that the world is flat. People don’t…

A Woman’s Place in the News

Joanne Ramondt thought she had found a good example of male bias in the pages of the Calgary Herald. In…

Understated and Understood

My first unfavourable review hurt more than I let on. It was 1989. I had been The Toronto Star’s national…

The Wholesome Story

When Canadian Living published its 150th issue in 1989, Norma Taylor of Summit Lake, British Columbia crocheted a blanket and…

Freedom’s just another word

In a recent column in Macleans, Barbara Amiel points to some of the seamier practices of the British “gutter” press,…