Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Leaving a mark

    Danny the Dominator may have buckled the knees of some formidable foes during the last seven years, oil company executives, prime ministers and ...

  • A crisis of their own making

    When Danny Williams decided two years ago to vie for beatification from the province’s oncologists and pathologists by fattening their ...

  • Premiers and penises

    Now first off today, readers eagerly in search of highbrow edification, I present a snippet of little-known history to illustrate the fact that ...

  • Perhaps Westcott has foot-in-mouth disease?

    Much like an athlete who bounces from team to team, suitcases plastered with logos, having accumulated ordinary credentials interspersed with the ...

  • 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 ...