A Checkered Present

Something just didn’t look right. Veronica Cusack, then chief of research for Toronto Life magazine, pored over a research document for the…

Down and out in Cusco and Bangkok

Some of the street children of Cusco, Peru, are no more than five or six years old. They congregate in…

Off With Their Heads!

Alan King had been the staff editorial cartoonist at the Ottawa Citizen for 15 years when Neil Reynolds came in as editor…

The Notorious Peggy Wente

Just after 9 a.m. on a cool autumn morning, Margaret Wente is greeted by the familiar sounds of The Globe and…

Death by a Thousand Cuts?

Three minutes before airtime. An editorial assistant darts up to the host and points at a clock. With only three…