Nov 5, 2010

When Is A Job Not A Job Offer? (Part 1)

Invited in May to join a new Canadian television station, I was supposed to be a contrarian voice on topics such as global warming and David Suzuki. By October, the broadcaster had lost its nerve.

This multi-part essay relates how Canadian cultural icon Margaret Atwood teamed up with an American, left-wing activist group to interfere with Canadian consumers’ television choices.

I’m a bit player in this drama (albeit one wooed & then jilted by a media company lacking even a scrap of honour). The bigger picture is that Canadians will continue to be fed the same old pablum.

Read the rest here.

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