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September 8, 2006 Media Analysis

On The Globe and Mail's High Standards

haitiprison_fp.jpg How flimsy can the basis for a "controversy" be? Dru Oja Jay looks at the Globe's example.

The Lancet, Haiti and the manufacture of controversy

September 7, 2006 Accounts

Setting up a Stand for Justice

fati1_fp.jpg Lebanon, Israel, and one man's battle for a few feet of sidewalk in Montréal. Dru Oja Jay meets the "Tunisian hippy."

A battle for a few feet of sidewalk

August 7, 2006 Foreign Policy

Making War in Canada

f16s_construction_fp.jpg Canadian firms help make for F-16s, F-15s and Apache helicopters used to bomb Lebanon and assassinate Palestinians, reports Dru Oja Jay.

Canada produces military equipment used in attacks on Lebanon, Palestine

July 3, 2006 Media Analysis

Embedded Edits

embedded_fp.jpg Canadian journalists are embedded with soldiers in Afghanistan. But, Dru Oja Jay asks, are there other threats to accurate coverage?

Is news coverage of Afghanistan straight from the source?

June 6, 2006 Media Analysis

None of Our Business

HugoChavez_fp.jpgDru Oja Jay reads the business section, and finds the news that non-investor Canadians rarely see.

Canada's role in the world and the business press

May 2, 2006 Français

Visite du président élu d'Haïti M. René Préval

preval_brazil_fp.jpg Au cours de l'entrevue, M. Préval a clairement exprimé sa volonté de faire respecter la souveraineté nationale et de ne servir de marionnette à personne.

April 13, 2006 Foreign Policy

Canada's Debt to Afghanistan

sonalickut_fp.jpg Afghan Women's Mission co-director Sonali Kolhatkar says that Canadians need to begin "undoing the damage" in Afghanistan

Canadians needs to "undo the damage": visiting activist

April 9, 2006 Foreign Policy

Declassifying Canada in Haiti: Part II

censored2_fp.jpg Was Canada an early backer of a coup against the democratically elected government of Haiti, led by the dreaded former military? New documents raise new questions.

Did Canada have plans to support another military coup in Haiti?

April 7, 2006 Foreign Policy

Declassifying Canada in Haiti: Part I

censored_fp.jpg Documents acquired by the Dominion in a Access to Information Act request reveal that Canada was long planning a military intervention in Haiti.

Canadian officials planned military intervention weeks before Haitian coup

March 22, 2006 Media Analysis

Peace from Above

belgrade_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay looks at where NATO dropped 20,000 tonnes of bombs in 1999 in the final part of the former Yugoslavia series

The final article in a five-part series on the former Yugoslavia

March 20, 2006 Media Analysis

The Good Guys

izet_fp.jpg Who was NATO supporting during the war? Part four of Dru Oja Jay's series on the former Yugoslavia takes a look

Part four in a five-part series on the former Yugoslavia

March 19, 2006 Media Analysis

The Media War

harff_fp.jpg Part three of Dru Oja Jay's series on the former Yugoslavia looks at the role of the media in shaping the conflict.

Part three in a five-part series on the former Yugoslavia

March 19, 2006 Media Analysis

The Origins of the War in the Balkans

formeryugo_fp.jpg The second part of a series by Dru Oja Jay examines the role of the west in the breakup of Yugoslavia

Part two in a five part series on the former Yugoslavia

March 17, 2006 Media Analysis

Milosevic the Guilty?

milosevic_fp.jpg In the first of a five-part series, Dru Oja Jay looks at the media's guilty verdict in the case of Slobodan Milosevic.

Part one in a five-part series on the former Yugoslavia

March 8, 2006 Labour

"Holy Cow, Farmers Really Are Efficient"

farm_fp.jpgDru Oja Jay investigates what the National Farmers' Union says is a direct connection between corporate profits and farmers' losses.

Record corporate profits are linked to farmers' woes: NFU

January 23, 2006 Media Analysis

Ce qui rend un scandale scandaleux

pettigrew_yves_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay s'interroge sur le silence des médias canadiens sur la question haïtienne alors que ceux-ci se sont acharnés sur l'affaire des voyages de Pierre Pettigrew.

Les médias et l'appartement de Pierre Pettigrew, rue Aristide Bruant

January 19, 2006 Agriculture

Your Local Farmers Marketing

quinte_fp.jpgDru Oja Jay investigates how small farmers are cutting out the 'middle man' and doing the marketing themselves.

Ontario organic farmers form cooperative to offset razor-thin margins

December 9, 2005 Media Analysis

Land Claims and Treaties and Bands, Oh My!

gpc_fp.jpg Canada's media stopped short of looking beyond the official line in coverage of the First Ministers' Meeting. Dru Oja Jay peeks at what they missed.

First Ministers' Meeting coverage begins and ends with official story

November 14, 2005 Labour

Beautiful -- Privatized -- British Columbia?

storming_the_castle_fp.jpg Why does BC's Liberal government keep picking major fights with trade unions? Dru Oja Jay asks around.

Health care workers, teachers, fight government over policy

November 8, 2005 Media Analysis

What makes a scandal scandalous?

pettigrew_yves_fp.jpg Dru Oja Jay asks why the Canadian media, despite pestering the Pierre Pettigrew about questionable trips, have yet to ask about Haiti

The media and Pierre Pettigrew's apartment on rue Aristide Bruant

September 3, 2005 Features

The Battle of New Orleans

nola1_fp.jpg In an extensive overview, Dru Oja Jay looks at the history of race and class iniquities that set the scene for the current tragedy.

Race, Class Disparity Set Stage for New Orleans Disaster

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