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The craft of untruth has been perfected. more

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The imperialist dream: generations of offspring and a machine gun in every window. more

FINDINGS

There may be more to reality TV than meets the eye. more

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"Forget the cat. Focus instead on the topless lady. You have been provided with paper for notes. Remember, this is only a test." more

FINDINGS

Richard Stursberg’s memoir of his years in CBC programming raises the question: How did someone with no sympathy for public broadcasting get the job in the first place? more

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At a taping of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, Chelsea Novak meets Canada's boyfriend. more

Dispatches 3 Comments

Libby Simon remembers the old wooden floor radio that brought Papa news of the war announced by the Voice of Doom. more

PHOTOGRAPHY 1 Comments

"We smoke, sometimes we drink, pop a few pills, eat peanuts, or suck on hard candy." Nine unambiguous short stories by David Albahari. more

Short Stories

Contrary to a story in today’s What’s On, Singer Lena Horne is not dead. Read more false statements and factual errors from major Canadian publications, as collected by Craig Silverman for his book, Regret the Error. more

Lists

Stephen Henighan argues that audiences used to have different opinions on the news; now they cannot even agree on the terms of debate. more

Columns 1 Comments

A cinematic perspective of war: glory preserved, scandals ignored. more

Essays

Reconsidering the faintly embarrassing Pierre Berton. more

Columns 3 Comments

"Leading Men” is taken from a work-in-progress, Cinéma-Verité and the Collected Works of Ronald Reagan: A History of Propaganda in Motion Pictures. more

Essays

These stories and conversations took place in a Media and Communications Studies class at a Canadian college. Students come to the college from many countries, in the hope of enrolling eventually in a North American university. more

Essays

Petty thievery, grow-ops and jail-time run fairly common in the first two seasons of Trailer Park Boys. more

Reviews

A review of The Complete New Yorker, a vast treatise on writing and reading, editing and publishing in the twentieth century. more

Reviews

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