Category Archives: Newstainment Media Behaviour

Federal election ’19 postmortum

1. It’s outrageous that the west knew how the east voted before the west voted!  Election results should be sealed until ALL polling stations have CLOSED.  (Can you hear that?  It’s the hysterics from the newstainment media.) 2. Do you … Continue reading

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Federal election ’19 primer: It’s a Liberal minority, no it’s a coalition

Anyway, it’s done; put your feet up on Monday and have some fun. Yes, LADIES and GENTLEMEN, GIRLS and BOYS, your election has been decided for you with lots of ploys. You don’t have to leave your house or work … Continue reading

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Federal election ’19 primer: Enough with polls!

Are you feeling used? Are you fed up with pollsters? Are you feeling manipulated? Do you think pollsters distort an election campaign? Do you think pollsters interfere with the flow of a campaign?? Do you think polls distract you from … Continue reading

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Popcorn Poppin’ Propaganda

The wacky world just got wackier; here’s some unwacky reality. Quick!  Cancel Neflix, HBO, Crave, Crackle or whatever streaming service(s) you use.  Cancel your Book of the Month subscription. All you need is a pair of rabbit ears for your … Continue reading

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Propagandist newstainment media

Did you notice the subtle and not so subtle nattering about climate change, climate change and more climate change over the holidays.  Given the newstainment media’s on cue desperate voices and the holodeck-like green screen (shiny bauble extraordinaire), you know … Continue reading

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Ontarians: feeling manipulated?

Premier Wynne’s constant concessions in the waning days of the Ontario election should give you a clue. Saying she won’t win tomorrow’s election shows she: doesn’t respect the voter doesn’t respect the election process doesn’t respect the Ontario Liberal Party … Continue reading

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Who decides an election?

Donors Newstainment Media Pollsters Special Interest Groups Voters Ontarians! Have you noticed that polling is still going on since 9th May when the writ was drawn up to mark the start of the official election campaign?  What are you going … Continue reading

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Mainstream, aka newstainment, media: receiver beware

Are you told you are too young? Are you told you are too old? Ageism is nothing new.  “Why You are Washed up at 40” and other media stories are popular “not because they represent true facts, but because they … Continue reading

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Newstainment media’s & political class’ plot thickens (again): obstruction of justice

Don’t look now, but there’s … The if-you-don’t-get-upset-about-this-there’s-something-wrong-with-you look and the world-is-about-to-end voice intoning the most shocking words to traverse one’s cochlea—”O-B-S-T-R-U-C-T-I-O-N O-F J-U-S-T-I-C-E.” (Director’s note:  make audience shiver like Sam the Snowman does in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer when … Continue reading

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Newstainment media’s dysfunction

The Emmy Awards, the Canadian Screen Awards, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards, and the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards should create a new category:  Best News Drama Performance. Let’s not forget The National Newspaper Awards and The National Press … Continue reading

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