I am the Executive-in-Residence as an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at University of British Columbia. I am the Special Advisor to the Office of the Ombudsman at CBC as the former Ombudsman of English Services.
In 2008 I launched themediamanager.com
to keep abreast of significant change in media. I have shifted the focus of the blog to media ethics and standards.
Intentionally you will not find my opinions here. Any such views should not be inferred as my employer's.
I have held the senior editorial roles at The Vancouver Sun, CTV News, The Hamilton Spectator and Southam News. I am the founding Executive Editor of National Post, a former Ottawa Bureau Chief and General News Editor at The Canadian Press, and host on CBC Newsworld.
My social networking includes activity on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin.
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