Category Archives: journalism

Phonegate Interview with Dr. Marc Arazi

JOYCE: Explain to us how you first learned of the Phonegate scandal. What was your personal connection to the issue? DR. ARAZI: First, I read the report of the National Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) … Continue reading

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Phonegate scandal goes unreported in Canadian media

You may have heard of Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ scandal, where the company was caught out misreporting for decades their vehicles’ carbon emissions levels. While that made global headlines, a similar new scandal, ‘Phonegate,’ has only managed to penetrate European headlines. The … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor a Valley Voice favourite

This is a longer version of an article I wrote for the Valley Voice December 17, 2014 issue, including excerpts from letters I couldn’t resist.   Witty, wacky, weird, obsessed with wilderness and often well-informed. The Valley Voice Letters to … Continue reading

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Journalism? Or Public Relations? Pt. 2

1. Credit Where Credit is Due: A Long History I want to thank the many readers of my blog who kindly took time to send me comments and compliments on my essay, Journalism? Or Public Relations? including Randy Morse. I … Continue reading

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Journalism? Or Public Relations?

1. A Little Historical Perspective “Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations.” –attributed to George Orwell In response to Randy Morse’s Dalton Camp Award-winning essay, Small Towns, Big Media, I have to … Continue reading

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