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Welcome To The Broadcast

by Don Newman

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd | October 11, 2013 | Hardcover

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Candid, honest and often funny, one of Canada''s mostrespected political commentators shares decades of insights and experiences

In his first book, Welcome to the Broadcast, titled after his famous greeting to his viewers, Don Newman writes about his many decades of reporting on Canadian and international politics. He covered some of the most important political events of our time, including Canadian federal elections, the free-trade discussions, the failed Meech Lake Accord(his coverage won the parliamentary bureau a Gemini Award), the U.S. presidential elections, State of the Union addresses and the state funeral of Ronald Reagan.

Newman started out as a print and broadcast journalist in Winnipeg and Regina, then moved to Toronto to join The Globe and Mail before joining the Globe bureau in 1969. In 1971, he joined the CTV parliamentary bureau and in 1972 became CTV''s first Washington correspondent. Joining the CBC in Washington in 1976, he went to Edmontonto cover the energy and constitutional conflicts, and he returned to Ottawa in 1981 to This Week in Parliament. In 1989, he helped launch CBC Newsworld, hosting the daily show Capital Report.

Inviting readers beyond the broadcast, Don Newman offers his valuable insights on the formative events of the last forty years.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 496 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.56 in

Published: October 11, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443416827

ISBN - 13: 9781443416825

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Welcome To The Broadcast

by Don Newman

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 496 pages, 9.5 × 6.5 × 1.56 in

Published: October 11, 2013

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1443416827

ISBN - 13: 9781443416825

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Candid, honest and often funny, one of Canada''s mostrespected political commentators shares decades of insights and experiences

In his first book, Welcome to the Broadcast, titled after his famous greeting to his viewers, Don Newman writes about his many decades of reporting on Canadian and international politics. He covered some of the most important political events of our time, including Canadian federal elections, the free-trade discussions, the failed Meech Lake Accord(his coverage won the parliamentary bureau a Gemini Award), the U.S. presidential elections, State of the Union addresses and the state funeral of Ronald Reagan.

Newman started out as a print and broadcast journalist in Winnipeg and Regina, then moved to Toronto to join The Globe and Mail before joining the Globe bureau in 1969. In 1971, he joined the CTV parliamentary bureau and in 1972 became CTV''s first Washington correspondent. Joining the CBC in Washington in 1976, he went to Edmontonto cover the energy and constitutional conflicts, and he returned to Ottawa in 1981 to This Week in Parliament. In 1989, he helped launch CBC Newsworld, hosting the daily show Capital Report.

Inviting readers beyond the broadcast, Don Newman offers his valuable insights on the formative events of the last forty years.

About the Author

With a journalism career spanning over forty years, including over two decades spent as senior parliamentary editor of CBC Television News, DON NEWMAN is one of Canada's best known and respected journalists. He helped launch the country's first all-news channel, reported for The National and was a foreign correspondent with CTV and CBC, reporting from Washington, New York and the United Nations. He is a Member of the Order of Canada, a life member and former president of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery and the recipient of numerous awards, including a Gemini lifetime achievement award, the Charles Lynch Award for Outstanding Coverage of National Affairs and the Hy Solomon Award for Excellence in Public Policy Journalism. A writer, public speaker, political commentator and public affairs consultant, he is based in Ottawa and Toronto, and he also chairs the advisory board of the public policy forum Canada2020.

Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR DON NEWMAN:

"A shining example of responsible journalism and . . . a role model for integrity in reporting." -LLOYD AXWORTHY

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