Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • It’s time to start talking

    He doesn’t talk, and the results are exactly what you can imagine.Hello, Liberals.Now is the time when you talk.The provincial Liberals have been ...

  • If you’re a non-voter, you’re part of the problem

    Don’t bother to vote?Strange as it seems, you’re only doing a favour for whatever party ends up winning. They don’t have to find you or convince ...

  • Sorry, that’s privileged information

    The Newfoundland judges’ ruling is part of a much larger and interesting case, but outlining the particulars could affect an ongoing criminal ...

  • Here’s what I actually said

    I don’t usually jump right in to respond.But I don’t feel like standing on the sidelines when what I’ve said is misrepresented, either ...

  • Giving (it) to charities

    The audits are being undertaken to see whether the groups have spent more than 10 per cent of their money on political activism. If the CRA finds ...

  • Reviewing access to information — again

    Here’s one interim premier, Beaton Tulk, in the House of Assembly on Dec, 4, 2000, when the government announced a review of what was then known ...

  • Sex trade report stifled from the get-go

    Back in October, the CBC broke a story about a top-secret report on the sex trade in this province. The CBC had asked for the report under access ...

  • Hardly a record to brag about

    Not only because it quite simply trashes all the pablum we’ve been told about what great financial stewards the current government is, but ...

  • Pakistan — now, there’s an energy innovator

    Toby Mendel of the Centre for Law and Democracy told CBC’s David Cochrane the proposed bill would rank Newfoundland behind a number of developing ...

  • Get off the phone

    Airplanes involve a lot closer confines, and time spans often longer than the average movie, so you can only imagine what it might be like to ...