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

  • Now you see it, now you don’t

    It can find you 40 million pictures of cute kittens — it can let you photoshop a squirrel into your best friend’s wedding photos. It can find ...

  • Simplicity’s sweet serenade

    Later, walking the Cape Breton road in the complete and pitch dark, eyes dazzled by occasional cars, then crossing the highway bridge over the ...

  • Thoughts on living in a golden age

    The company has correctly pointed out that, in a sentence where I said it “had hauled in $439 million in profits, (primarily from ...

  • Wasted hours and wasted days

    Why? Because more and more, going to the House of Assembly seems to be a waste of time, a place where hearing your own voice is far more ...

  • Too big to fail?

    It is taking millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money that’s simply handed over in giant chunks by the provincial government, and its footprint in ...

  • Too close for comfort

    Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro will sign a contract with Nalcor, the province’s energy firm, agreeing to buy a set amount of power from the ...

  • More to the story than pride and glory

    Other people’s sacrifices are transformed in our “long and proud military history” and the nasty whole-scale slaughter of an entire generation ...

  • At a loss

    It’s a different level of stratosphere. For awhile, you’re slightly aware that people are passing away, but they tend to be famous people you’ve ...

  • Politics: now virtually consequence-free

    And when, exactly, is the last time you heard about that happening?Now, politicians caught with their hands in the cookie jar or the drug deal ...

  • Now for something completely different

    Or the Senate: I could wax ineloquent on how quickly people on all sides of the debate, when they have an end in sight, decide that ethics don’t ...