Alberta Politics: Seriously? Tories about to dump candidate Jason Kenney, columnist predicts …

PHOTOS: Members of the Progressive Conservative Party executive get ready to send Jason Kenney down the old skid road. … Actual Tory executive members may not appear exactly as described in some publications. Below: Calgary Herald political columnist Don Braid and PC leadership candidate Jason Kenney. “Faced with the end of their party, PCs ponder ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Federal Liberals fear SRBP #nlpoli #cdnpoli

Well, not just the Sir Robert Bond Papers but all bloggers. Idiots. – srbp –

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Environics releases second indy poll of campaign #nlpoli #nlvotes

The second independent poll of the provincial campaign – this time by Environics for the Canadian Press  -  turns up some interesting numbers. You’ll find them below, in a table with the other recent polls results, all put on the same basis as a percentage of total responses. Two things to notice from Environics compared ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Ceeb spins story for Tories #nlpoli

Rather than correct a mistaken early report on the cost of the Liberal party’s pension proposal the CBC online decided to torque the story against the Liberals. In a story on the Liberal election pledge to give retired public servants a 2.5% increase followed by 2.0% per year, the CBC included a claim from the ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Jay Rosen on Political Reporting

The problem with horse-race reporting and an alternative approach. – srbp –

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Political Reporting 2011

As we slide into the fall general election’s open campaign period, some of you might find it interesting to ponder Jay Rosen’s recent post about the current state of political reporting in the United States and Australia. This is more a thought post than anything else.  Your humble e-scribbler started chewing over some observations about ...