What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Friday Night (October 20, 2017)

I continue to get overwhelmingly positive feedback from readers on my media criticism of CBC's flagship program. However, I did notice some on Twitter dismissing the whole exercise as a waste of time. https://twitter.com/teresa_reza/status/922542862549635073 https://twitter.com/Rebelsoldier29/status/922568617127849984 My response to these people is apathy begets no change. Also, for those who think "everyone thinks it's a joke", … Continue reading What Was Wrong With CBC’s ‘The National’ Friday Night (October 20, 2017)

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)