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Watching the Watchdog: Sun TV's Right vs. Left Jabs on Brazeau/Trudeau Fight

Tim Knight | Posted 06.03.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

But apart from some perfunctory, conventional stuff in the daytime, Sun T.V. doesn't do news. Instead, it does reality TV and the scripted plot is -- only far right-wing politics can save Canada and yes, the world. Sun TV is a conscious conspiracy to destroy traditional ethical journalism in our democracy and replace it with reality TV based entirely on far right-wing fantasy.

Watching the Watchdog: The Sun Also Confuses

Tim Knight | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Today I hit the Sun News website looking for yesterday's other shows. But I couldn't find any. I admit I'm no techno-geek. So maybe it's my fault I couldn't find screenable archives. Best I could do was find previews of "stories we're working on right now." If someone from Sun would care to contact me, steer me towards anything it considers a flagship news show, I would be pathetically grateful.

Sun Flameout: Fake Oath, Fake Outrage

Shirley Muir | Posted 04.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Shirley Muir

Quebecor's media properties have been conducting for some time an eye-rolling vendetta against anything CBC does because, big surprise, it is a competitor. It cloaks its animosity with the virtuous fig leaf of concern for taxpayer dollars but that is about as genuine as its "new Canadians."

CRTC Chair Crossed Harper Government Too Many Times

Peter Nowak | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada
Peter Nowak

Konrad von Finckenstein has a pretty good resume for someone who's looking to prove their independent thinking, which is a good trait if you're an entrepreneur, but not so much for a government-appointed bureaucrat. The fear now is that the prime minister will move to install a CRTC chair who is more subservient.

CRTC Head's Ouster Suggests Harper Out To Change Media Landscape

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada Business

Konrad von Finckenstein's departure next year as chairman of the CRTC could herald the beginning of the Harper government's efforts to reshape the Can...

Sun News' Potential Audience About To Get Much Smaller

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada Business

Sun News has used some unconventional methods to ensure that millions of viewers have access to its brand of right-leaning news and punditry – even ...

Quebecor Earnings Flat In First Quarter

CP | Posted 07.26.2011 | Canada Business

MONTREAL (CP) - Quebecor Inc. (TSX:QBR.B) says first-quarter profits slipped to $34.3 million, as its revenues grew 4.5 per cent. The Montreal-base...