Monday, August 11, 2008
The good news & The bad news
Bishop: I have some good news and some bad news Your Holiness.
The good news is that you have a phone call, it's from Jesus.
Pope: Thank you, that is indeed good news. Uh, what could be the bad news?
Bishop: The call is from Salt Lake City.
Well, if I don't get struck by lightning, lets move on to more important matters like the main stream media and a refreshing example of good news called .
The Real News..G:
The Real News CEO and Founder Paul Jay
For six years, Paul Jay was the executive producer of counterSpin on CBC Newsworld. In 1998 he decided to start a news channel, Independent World Television and he is now working on a program called The Real News.
The Real News is the flagship program of the IWT and here Canadian Paul Jay talks about how it will be produced.
He has been making long-form documentaries for over twenty years. His recent feature was made in Afghanistan, a film called "Return to Kandahar."
Jay is the founding chair of Hot Docs!, the Canadian international documentary film festival.