A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

Lack of Intelligence at the CBC – Intelligence, jPod and MVP cancelled

It appears that the axe has fallen and CBC has cancelled some of it’s (at least in my opinion) best series. Judging from comments and articles at various sites, it seems that I’m not the only disappointed viewer out there either. Loss of Intelligence As I had eluded to in an earlier post, CBC has […]

March 11th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Entertainment, Media | 8 comments

End of Intelligence?

I’ve previously blogged about my fondness for the TV show Intelligence and after the great season finale in December, I now have a free block of time on Monday nights. Apparently I was not the only one complaining about CBC’s lack of advertising and promotion of the show on its network especially prior to the […]

January 16th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Entertainment, Media | 110 comments

Irving’s Brunswick News vs. Kenneth Langdon and the Carleton Free Press – Part 4

The Verdict For a bit of history of this case see my previous posts on the subject. Last Friday, Justice Peter Glennie delivered his verdict on the injunction request by Brunswick News against its former Woodstock Bugle-Observer publisher William Kenneth Langdon and the Carleton Free Press. The most controversial portion of the requested injunction which […]

November 7th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Fredericton, Media, New Brunswick | no comments

Irving’s Brunswick News vs. Kenneth Langdon’s Carleton Free Press – Part 3

This is the third part of the Irving owned Brunswick News versus the upstart Carleton Free Press headed by William Kenneth Langdon. Part 1 and Part 2 are available as background on the soap opera / court case. At the continuation of the injunction hearing against Ken Langdon, Brunswick News has decided to scale back […]

October 30th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Fredericton, Media, New Brunswick | 3 comments

The Irving – Brunswick News soap opera continues

My previous post on the case of Irving / Brunwick News vs. the former Bugle-Observer publisher WilliamKenneth Langdon stated that the case would be brought to court on October 19th. According to the CBC, at the course case the judge ruled that affidavits entered into evidence by Mr. Langdon were inadmissible the case. Brunswick News […]

October 23rd, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Fredericton, Media, New Brunswick | one comment

Irving and Brunswick News – trying to maintain a monopoly

A little soap opera is being played out in western New Brunswick; Woodstock, NB to be precise. A little background to start: Brunswick News which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J.D. Irving Ltd. the privately conglomorate. Irving, mainly through Brunswick News has a virtual monopoly on publishing in the province of New Brunswick […]

October 11th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Business, Fredericton, Media, New Brunswick | 4 comments

Intelligence is back…. yeah!

As I have previously mentioned, one of my favourite shows on TV (of which there are very few) is Intelligence which plays on CBC. After some rumours at the end of last season that the series might not be renewed, I was glad to see it back on the tube last night. I was a […]

October 2nd, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Entertainment, Media | 27 comments

Wikipedia infiltrated by intelligence agencies?

How much can you trust articles on wikipedia? For that matter, how much can you trust other sources of information? This article (Wikipedia and the Intelligence Services – OhmyNews International) describes signs that suggest intelligence agencies may be placing mis-information on Wikipedia and it also has a bit of a historical perspective on previous mis-information […]

July 30th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Media, Misc | no comments

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