competition in offline bookstores in Canada, it’s fitting that Amazon is bringing competition online with Amazon.ca. It looks like it’s still in a rollout phase, but it’s one way to give yourself an alternative to Chapters/Indigo that doesn’t break the bank (like paying for books in US$ would do).
Archives for June 2002
if you read here regularly, MJ Milloy has the story on these additional CanWest firings at thenewforum.ca.
more evidence that current media ownership (in general) has very little clue about what reporting, editorial writing, and journalism in general is all about: Reporters Back Boss Fired for Attacking PM. Russell Mills, the longtime publisher of the Ottawa Citizen, has been sacked, seemingly just the latest in a string of such firings by the Aspers. People are accusing Chretien of encouraging it too, and although I know the PM is a cutthroat actor in Canadian politics, I really doubt this has anything to do with him.
has explained Dave Winer’s absence, at least somewhat. He’s in the hospital for a week – which isn’t a good sign but I hope isn’t too bad a sign either. Put a comment in John’s site and it will become part of a giant get-well card for Dave on the web.