Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • A pause from your regularly scheduled programming

    For fans of television sports and outdoor pursuits, this has to be a perfect-storm time for the jock/woodsman, when hockey, baseball and football ...

  • Worth a read

    Due strictly to the nature of the reporting business, especially that part of the job that requires the scrutiny of high-profile figures in ...

  • Hunters, guns and common sense

    Weather permitting, I’ll be traipsing down woods paths near Flatrock today, my beagle Tandy nearby, and a 12-gauge shotgun in my arms, looking to ...

  • Hurricanes — a reporter’s delight

    It was a day 20 years or so ago, longer than I care to remember, when sirens began to wail loudly on Prince Philip Parkway just a hundred yards ...

  • Misogyny rears its ugly head

    A preface, if you will permit, to this week’s entry. A caller to an open-line radio show, one of those cerebral lightweights who seem to have ...

  • Singing the same old song

    My earliest introduction to the quandary in which some Newfoundland journalists are placed when covering Quebec’s immoral stubbornness on ...

  • Danny has spoken

    And a fair amount of hypocrisy, as well, especially when the condemnation is delivered from government pulpits occupied by the same preachers who ...

  • Making decisions based on the dollars saved

    But it’s equally easy to see where that reputation for coldness — and a “just the facts, Ma’am, just the facts” philosophy with little room for ...

  • Baseball and politics — guess what’s more exciting

    But to baseball first: throughout Saturday, there was constant chatter on the television sports channels about the deadline when players could be ...

  • Ways to cheer a cranky columnist

    So, with that defensive qualifier in place, let me just say that my life would be slightly better off if: • Ryan Snodden, CBC’s ...