Faulty Tower

ONCE UPON A TIME… The staff gathered that Friday afternoon in what was called the President’s Office, a typically spacious,…

Here He Comes to Save the Day!

Today is sting day. The place: a restaurant parking lot on the outskirts of Vancouver. The target: a confidence man…

Thinking Outside the Idiot Box

I’m sitting in John Allemang’s office on October 20, 2000, his last day as The Globe and Mail‘s television critic.…

Overexposed

Everywhere there are women wearing white shirts bearing personal messages: “I’m running for my mother,” “I’m running for my sister.”…

Shooting The Messenger

For nearly three years, I have been the editor of Le Journal de Montréal, a daily newspaper that since its…