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

  • Muzzles wont solve anything

    Youve got to be kidding. For the last week or so, radio callers have been taking CBC Radios Ted Blades to task for his temerity in having ...

  • Hands off the cookies

    Ever deal with a small child who youve caught doing something wrong? Remember the kind of answers you get when you call them on the carpet? But ...

  • Time for some trout therapy

    I could write about politics and equalization and the various kinds of gamesmanship that generally steer our political ship of state, but I just ...

  • Legislating against litigation

    There are a bunch of reasons why the government doesn't mind if you sue them, but the biggest one is that they get to make - and re-make - the ...

  • Beware the bandwagon

    Its hard to stay dispassionate about an issue you feel strongly about. And if you happen to be a news reporter, its very hard to keep your own ...

  • Green report reveals more than you think

    Hog producers in Canada organized in 1966 as the Canadian Swine Council to participate in the development and negotiation of a new carcass ...

  • One of those nights

    Sunday night was the kind of night that makes paintings possible. You have to know what I mean - there are a thousand paintings of fantastic, ...

  • At the edge of the falls

    Sometimes, you think that outside St. Johns, its starting to look like a still life of down-on-your-luck. Drive around the Southern Shore, and ...

  • To foreign companies go the spoils

    This is not a criticism - it's a question. Why, when our provincial government is always talking about not letting foreign companies reap the ...

  • Oh, how the world has changed

    There was, for a moment, a summer wind, that changeable and gentle wind that lets you lie on your back on the floor of a bedroom and watch light ...