Global News

How I Learned to Confront My Epilepsy

Epilepsy Ontario | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Impact
Epilepsy Ontario

It took two years after being diagnosed with epilepsy for me to reach the point where I wanted to talk about it. Two years of struggling to try and understand what the condition was and how it was going to affect my overall health. Two years of discovering the impact it would have on my everyday life. Two years of being afraid that other people's perception of me was going to be different. The difference in my case was that there were many others, beyond friends and family, who already knew I was dealing with a medical condition. They had seen me experience a seizure before anyone had figured out what it was. There were a lot of questions. I just wasn't prepared to answer them yet.

International Women's Day: 5 Trailblazing and Inspiring Women

Erica Diamond | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Living
Erica Diamond

This Saturday marks the 103rd anniversary of International Women's Day. I was thrilled to be able to showcase five exceptional women on Global TV this week who have, and are, paving the way for others. These five trailblazing and inspiring women make me want to up my game, and truly make a difference in this world.

Global News Wins Prestigious U.S. Journalism Prize

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada

Canada's Global News has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award, one of the world's most prestigious prizes for broadcast journalism. The netw...

Watching the Watchdog: How a Story Should Be Told

Tim Knight | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada
Tim Knight

When a reporter approaches me about a column I wrote on the lack of storytelling in T.V. journalism, I have some explaining to do. "Want to know why broadcast news still starts so many stories at the end ... tells you effect before cause ... is so hard to understand ... to remember?" "Sure," she says. "Let me tell you a story ..."

Watching the Watchdog: The Final Dispatch from "Dispatches"

Tim Knight | Posted 08.29.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Over these past twelve years, MacInnes-Rae has proved with Dispatches that the ancient art of storytelling didn't die with Seven Days. And that for broadcasters, traditional storytelling is still by far the best, most efficient and effective way to pass on information, one person to another.

We Are Soaking Our Canadian Symbols Literally in Oil

Kevin Grandia | Posted 08.14.2012 | Canada Politics
Kevin Grandia

2012-06-14-beaverpull.jpg In this latest spill that dumped between 160,000 and half a million litres of oil into Red Deer River, there is a little victim that is unforgettable.

Watching the Watchdog: Global News and Why We're Just Too Good for You

Tim Knight | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Want to know why -- once a news broadcast is over -- you can seldom remember a lot of what the T.V. and radio news anchors and reporters have just told you? It's not your fault. It's because most of them do a lousy job. Almost all broadcast journalists secretly believe that their real selves, their real personas, are inadequate for air.

UPDATED: LaFlamme Leads The Way (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Living

CTV National News anchor Lloyd Robertson had his final sign off Sept. 1 after 60 years in broadcast television. CTV announced last summer that the ...