BREAKING. Fox News North quotes Margaret Atwood: “Libaries (sic) cause cancer”

Well, not the real Sun News Network. But 22 Minutes’ Geri Hall does a bang-on impression of a Krista Erickson Fox News North type host ‘quizzing’ Margaret Atwood. It goes something like this: Host: “Don’t libaries (sic) cause cancer”? Atwood: “Of course not”. Host “Oh, I didn’t realize you were a medical doctor? Are you a ...

BREAKING. Fox News North quotes Margaret Atwood: "Liberries cause cancer"

Well, not the real Sun News Network. But 22 Minutes’ Geri Hall does a bang-on impression of a Krista Erickson Fox News North type host ‘quizzing’ Margaret Atwood. It goes something like this: Host: “Don’t liberries cause cancer”?Atwood: “Of course not”.Host “Oh, I didn’t realize you were a medical doctor? Are you a medical doctor”?Atwood: ...

Politics and its Discontents: Sun News Network – Full of Sound And Fury, Signifying Nothing

When Sun News Network was fast approaching its debut, I had this fantasy whereby I would watch it diligently so that I could make regular complaints to the CRTC for every infraction of broadcast regulations it made. However, after watching about 10 minutes of its programming and realizing that it was aimed at a very ...

Fox News North In Trouble–Again!

First, Remember this? If you don’t care to view all of it, it was basically Krista Erikson in her best Harper blue dress berating Montreal dancer and long time cultural icon, Margie Gillis on her Fox News North show.  How she would flail her arms, basically mocking dancers, twist Ms. Gillis’ words around, and yes, ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Fox News North In Dutch With CBSC

I’ve never played through the youtube clip of  that interview Sun TV’s Krista Erickson did with interpretive dancer Margie Gillis, but I’d already been told that it got the Canadian arts community up in arms.  Apparently, more up in arms than I’d ever imagined.  From the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council: This note is directed to those ...