Kevin Newman


Twenty years ago today, the world changed with the 9/11 attacks on America. It was a privilege to help mark the occasion today in The Toronto Star with a report on how Canada’s national news anchors calmly and under trying circumstances delivered the story to a shaken nation. The Star report is a comprehensive, ad-free

The big loser in Monday’s Canadian federal election? Media companies who raked in record revenues over the course of that 78-day campaign. The tens of millions spent by the Conservatives on all those, “He’s just not ready” ads plus further tens of millions spent by the Liberals and the NDP, plus assorted special interest groups,

Kevin Newman Just Kevin Newman’s luck! The veteran Canadian newsman is launching a bold, experimental news magazine tonight called Kevin Newman Live. Look for it weeknights at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT starting Monday on CTV News Channel.Trouble is, its launching the same night as another new news venture–Ford Nation, the zany antics of brothers

Had lunch two weeks ago in Toronto with Kevin Newman, the Global National News anchor who walked away from his job last summer. I’ve always respected Newman’s integrity and judgement as a newsman. He takes his responsibility seriously and clings to a standard that is uncompromising. He struck me that way when he was the