Monitoring the Media

Vince Carlin sat in Studio T, deep in the heart of the CBC radio building in Toronto, smiling patiently. Across…

Getting it Wrong

The Globe and Mail‘s editorial ran under a grave headline: “The State as editor.” The writer insisted the Canadian Radio-television…

Under the Gun

For 17 days during the TWA hijacking in beirut last June, terrorists took over the airwaves as the networks battled…

Scribble Scramble

The first piece I published in Toronto Life appeared in October, 1973. Actually, it was the first piece I’d published…

Breaking Point

Every freelance writer has run into conflict with an editor at one time or another. Writing is a very subjective…