What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Last Thursday (October 19, 2017)

I'm b-a-a-a-c-k. Sorry for the hiatus readers, I was halfway through this post on Friday--I also had to work on an article for another publication earlier in the day--but then the clock started running into the evening and I had already made plans for the rest of the weekend. Anyway, none of you are paying … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s The National Last Thursday (October 19, 2017)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 18, 2017)

Well the first installment was a bit of a hit with readers--nearly a thousand of you visited Raving Canuck in its first 24 hours. I guess I'm committed to suffering through 45 minutes of spin and irrelevant stories each night for the foreseeable future. We'll see how long I can take it. Meanwhile, the least … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 18, 2017)

What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 17, 2017)

Here's the first installment of "What Was Wrong With CBC's The National Last Night". In these blurbs I will summarize the CBC's flagship news program from the previous night, highlighting what was glossed over or completely ignored by the public broadcaster in the last day's news cycle. I will also question, where applicable, stories given … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Last Night (October 17, 2017)

Trudeau Liberal Government’s CanCon Mandarins IGNORE “Cuphead”, the Grant-Free, Made-In-Canada, Smash Hit Video Game

By Josh Lieblein It's critically acclaimed. It's a blast to play and beautiful to look at. It's a commercial success, with over 100,000 downloads in 3 days and on pace to break plenty of records. It's currently on the tip of the tongue of every gaming pundit worth their controller as they intensely debate whether … Continue reading Trudeau Liberal Government’s CanCon Mandarins IGNORE “Cuphead”, the Grant-Free, Made-In-Canada, Smash Hit Video Game

CBC: Trudeau’s State Broadcaster

So the CBC has officially become the state broadcaster for the Liberal Party of Canada. The CBC's latest Canada 150 series "Canada: The Story of Us" has a gross minute-long introduction by our Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doing his pedantic and patronizing part-time drama teacher shtick in reading empty platitudes from a teleprompter. Here, watch … Continue reading CBC: Trudeau’s State Broadcaster

CBC is Scavenging Vulnerable Canadian Media Landscape

Yesterday the CBC unveiled its website's ground-breaking new opinion section. No, you were obviously wrong if you've mistook CBC's daily hard news coverage as an op-ed factory of incredibly biased reporting from a state-funded, rose-coloured and -shaped lens. The CBC is unquestionably the last bastion of objectivity in this post-nationalist nation--our Ministry of Truth. I … Continue reading CBC is Scavenging Vulnerable Canadian Media Landscape

10 Hitches With CBC’s 10 Canadians ‘Face-to-Face’ With PM

Before unmasking last week's riddled-with-loopholes CBC special, "Face to Face with the Prime Minister", I'd like to commend the 10 participants of the show for having the courage to go on national television to share their hardships with millions of Canadians, and for also earnestly trying their best to hold our new PM to account--despite … Continue reading 10 Hitches With CBC’s 10 Canadians ‘Face-to-Face’ With PM