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    Screen capture of Brent Stafford and his Regulator Watch program from The Province website

    How Postmedia climbed in bed with the LNG lobby and a PR flack

    Rafe Mair describes how Canada's biggest newspaper chain, Postmedia, got in bed with an LNG lobby group and PR flack posing as a journalist.


    Why Rafe Mair gave Sun and Province a stay of execution

    Postmedia’s alternate version of energy realities

    Rafe Mair on Postmedia's cozy relationship with the oil and gas lobbies.



    Resource Works Executive Director Stewart Muir (Credit: Resource Works - Flickr  CC licence)

    Postmedia partners with LNG lobby to sell Woodfibre LNG – latest lapse in journalistic integrity

    Postmedia keeps circling the drain, selling its journalistic integrity to the likes of Resource Works - an LNG lobby promoting the controversial Woodfibre project - Rafe Mair explains in this searing, in-depth investigation.


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    How partisan conservative media maintain their audiences

    The findings may help to explain why the overwhelming scientific evidence of human driven global warming has failed to gain traction among conservatives.



    Christy Clark should try being more leader, less cheerleader

    Rafe: Christy Clark should try being more leader, less cheerleader

    From overblown promises on LNG to downplaying the Mount Polley disaster, BC Premier Christy Clark is more cheerleader than leader, says Rafe Mair.


    Rafe: Heavy oil advertising, editorials taint Canadian mag The Walrus

    Rafe: Heavy oil advertising, editorials taint Canadian mag The Walrus

    Rafe Mair on the influence of big oil companies like Enbridge on Canadian magazine the Walrus.



    Big Oil, Big Media, governments work together in 'Coporatocracy'

    Big Oil, Big Media, governments work together in ‘Corporatocracy’

    A small group of leaders in Big Media, Big Finance, and Big Oil increasingly control government and trade policy in what is best termed a "corporatocracy".


    Peter Mansbridge tries to come clean on Oilsands talk

    Peter Mansbridge tries to come clean on Oilsands talk

    CBC News anchor Peter Mansbridge defended himself Thursday after a report that he made a paid speech to petroleum producers, saying he has never publicly promoted or opposed oilsands development.



    David Suzuki-Remembering Pete Seeger

    David Suzuki: Remembering Pete Seeger

    A man with a banjo can be a powerful force for good. Pete Seeger, who died January 27 at the age of 94, inspired generations of political and environmental activists with his music.


    Why Rafe Mair gave Sun and Province a stay of execution

    Why Rafe Mair gave Sun and Province a stay of execution

    Rafe Mair recently vowed to cancel his Postmedia subscriptions - here's why he couldn't pull the trigger.