The Moncton Times@Transcript - Good and Bad: June 20: How to recognize propaganda in the news.

It’s on B7 of the Moncton Times and Transcript. It’s a big story. “Crisis-hit Europeans say Greece must knuckle  down with austerity like they did”. For a start, the crisis-hit Europeans he refers to are a children’s TV programmer, a salesman, a used-car salesman,  a retired school-teacher. and a middle-aged office worker standing in a ...

Left Over: Justice vs Collective Guilt-What Else is New?

Today in  the CBC online media is an article about the quick response to a racist joke or two that appeared in a Legion newsletter;  the perpetrator was quickly dismissed from his ‘volunteer’ job on the newsletter after complaints about these offensive jokes regarding First Nations. Much pearl-clutching ensues, and everything from striking the offender from ...