Once again, BlazingCatFur plays detective…
Here’s the notification I received in my e-mail announcing the nominations for Canadian Newsperson of the Year 2008:
Journalists making headlines
By firstname.lastname@example.org (Regan Ray)
Mark Steyn and Ezra Levant both battled cases in human rights commissions. And the Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente was embroiled in her share of controversies. There were also some big personnel changes. Sarah Fulford moved up to the …
Here’s the final copy on the J-Source site:
Newsperson of the Year: your nominations, please
2008 was a year when journalists didn’t just break news but in the process made news as well. Most recently, Mellissa Fung’s kidnapping catapulted her (and the CBC’s John Cruickshank) into the spotlight. CBC.ca’s always provocative Heather Mallick stirred up controversy, as did Steve Murphy at CTV with his interview of Liberal leader Stéphane Dion, and The Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente. Sarah Fulford moved up to the top job at Toronto Life magazine and John Macfarlane took over at The Walrus.
So let’s re-nominate Steyn and Levant!