Thursday, March 13
Why Americans Tune in to Canada
by Antonia Zerbisias, Toronto Star, March 13, 2003
My e-mail inbox overfloweth with missives from our neighbours to the south as, I expect, those of many of my Star colleagues do.
Many Americans seem pathetically grateful for offshore, online sources for news and views of the world. ... But here, at least, there's a vigorous and wide-ranging debate on the looming war.
So who can blame skeptical Americans for resorting to Canadians when their "most trusted" and "most watched'' media are marching in lockstep to the drums of war?
Whether it's showing CNN's Connie Chung accuse actor/activist Jessica Lange of "betraying the troops" ...