Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Gander on my mind

    Although the stop-the-presses exclusive that today's my birthday should understandably provoke a readership reaction of "who cares?" or, as the ...

  • A mix of messages

    An offering this Saturday of what some might see as the columnists' saviour in times of journalistic desperation (or intellectual laziness, my ...

  • Decorum? Who needs it?

    Even way back when, a mere 40 years ago, a time I first ventured into the House of Assembly press gallery to gaze with a certain amount of ...

  • Punishing opposition

    The next time Kathy Dunderdale arranges a photo-op in one of the province's classrooms, one of those cozy scenes where the premier, trying to ...

  • Loyola Sullivan: everyman?

    Who'd ever have thought of Loyola Sullivan as just your regular working stiff? Well, I'm willing to believe at this point that Sullivan carries ...

  • The secret House of Assembly tapes

    My impeccable sources, Deep Trout River and Harbour Deep Throat, have earned themselves an Atlantic Journalism Award with a joint ...

  • Seeing Cleary now

    So what, pray tell, was the enormous mortal sin committed by Ryan Cleary? Well, bless him, Father Newf, for he has sinned: our ...

  • Time for a war of words

    Wade Locke's lecture at Memorial University on Muskrat Falls may indeed have contained a misspeak, and his relationship with Nalcor and its ...

  • Turkeys and journalists

    So let's talk turkey, as in that public relations exercise by the CBC to collect gobblers and curry favour with its viewers and listeners in ...

  • A curmudgeonly Christmas to all

    It was a fella named Glen Kirby, as I recall, who probably made one of the first significant deposits in my Christmas memory bank, an account ...