Newspapers and Magazines

The column I never got to write for the Calgary Herald

Posted by on May 30, 2016 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Newspapers and Magazines | 0 comments

When I left the Calgary Herald, I didn’t get a chance to write a farewell column. Here’s what I might have written.

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A reporter-turned-politician sues Canada’s largest newspaper publisher

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Justice, Newspapers and Magazines, Politics | 0 comments

Television war correspondent Arthur Kent earned the nickname “Scud Stud” when he reported about Iraqi missile attacks on Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf war of 1991. He received a less flattering designation when he ran for provincial politics in Alberta.

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Rogues and Rebels is a #1 Calgary Herald bestseller

Posted by on Oct 17, 2015 in Books, Brian's Blog, Newspapers and Magazines | 0 comments

After a successful launch at Owl’s Nest Books, Rogues and Rebels has made it to the top of the Calgary Herald local bestsellers list.

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Langara Journalism at 50

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Brian's Blog, Journalism, Newspapers and Magazines | 0 comments

I had the dubious distinction of being identified as the oldest graduate of the Langara journalism program when former and current students and staff gathered on May 15 at a community centre in Vancouver’s former Olympic Village to celebrate the program’s 50th anniversary.

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FFWD RIP and Saturday Night Elegy Redux

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Brian's Blog, Newspapers and Magazines | 0 comments

The death of Fast Forward weekly calls to mind the 2001 death of another respected Canadian periodical.

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