http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Matt-Pressman.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBy Sean Graham Of all the weird, wild, and crazy things that have happened during this year’s American election cycle, one of the strangest is how both parties have accused the media of being biased against their candidate. On the Republican side, the distrust of the ‘lamestream media’ has been a mainstay, particularly after… Read more »
http://activehistory.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Brewster-Ottawa-Historical-Association-lecture.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe Ottawa Historical Association welcomed journalist Murray Brewster on November 5, 2013. ActiveHistory is happy to feature his talk, “After the Savage War: Reporting on Battles in Afghanistan and at Home.” Brewster has been a journalist for almost three decades with organizations such as The Canadian Press. His talk is based on his recent… Read more »
While many writers will be surrendering their soapboxes to reflection and summation — perhaps as the basis for trying to predict where it seems we’re headed — I’d like to offer a different sort of historically-minded meditation: a brief you are here assessment informed by two somewhat interconnected statements that recently caught my attention.