Category Archives: The Media

The Power of Thought

Finding two minutes of mental alone time doesn’t exist in my everyday life.  I’m sure many people with busy jobs or a few kids, especially in the summer, find finishing a thought a challenge.   So, I’ve made a commitment to … Continue reading

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Paul Bernardo…The Media…Re-Victimization

I believe that right minded people generally try to put themselves in the shoes of others and do so graciously. Of course, we can never know exactly how another person is feeling but we can imagine and act accordingly. A … Continue reading

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A Need For Privacy

In Toronto this week there was an 18 year old male armed with a knife on a bus. Sadly, he was shot and killed by police. As expected, the media is up in arms with scathing reports condemning police action, … Continue reading

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How can we help?

Is there anyone who isn’t looking for answers to the tragic events in Newtown Connecticut?   …Anyone who hasn’t wondered what would possess someone to slash kindergarten-aged children in the ears and face with a knife in central China?  These types … Continue reading

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Thank you from my family to yours.

It would be impossible for me to thank everyone individually who supported us in our efforts to stop the NBC production of Stefanie’s story. I am so relieved and filled with pride at the end result, with so many small … Continue reading

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Tori Stafford

In her article of May 11th, about the Tori Stafford verdict, Christie Blatchford writes: “To borrow from the imitable Canadian lyricist and singer Leonard Cohen, it may have been a cold and broken Hallelujah, but it was a Hallelujah nonetheless”. … Continue reading

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The Media and Tori Stafford

If you live in Canada, you’re probably very aware that the trial for the abduction and murder of Tori Stafford has just started.  For those of you not in Canada, Tori was a beautiful Grade 3 student in April 2009 … Continue reading

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The Perils of the Media

Hopefully most of you will never have to deal with the media directly, and for that you should be grateful.  I recognize that it is a career and it’s not personal, but sometimes it can feel that way when it’s … Continue reading

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