Cornwall Ontario – It was really odd reading the headline about Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer wanting to fight the media or hold us accountable. I have no bone to pick with Captain Creepy. It’s tough being Stephen Harper light, without substance, and a face that makes Tim Hudak look kinda
Dear Doug, I sit here in my office of my struggling Independent media outlet. An outlet that was fair and friendly with you during the election. Even though we’re the largest in our market with large audiences in other key Ontario markets we received zero advertising from your campaign or
Cornwall Ontario – Many are suggesting that the Cambridge Analytica data issue is simply the tip of the zuckerberg; that in this one instance there’s a whistleblower that clearly defines this instance, but that data from facebook has always been used and reused, and possibly marketed by facebook itself. While
Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News. It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017. It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like
Even allowing for the astonishing pyrotechnics of current American politics, the Canadian journalistic reaction has been rather disappointing. Canadians have a unique ring-side seat on American personalities and events, and flatter themselves that they know that country better than any other foreigners do. Perhaps because of the garishness of American
In a quadruple media reference this morning a very interesting topic was discussed; online comments by viewers. The media trend now is to shut them down. Locally the Postmedia owned Standard Freeholder has had them shut down for quite awhile, while two other outlets hyper moderate. In our
CORNWALL Ontario -About to be former councilor Glen Grant either has to have the biggest cojones on the planet or have some early dementia kicking in as he took his typical Glen Grant offense to someone; in the case Editor of the Standard Freeholder, Hugo Rodrigues. Hugo published Grant’s letter.