No Conan for NatPost

My friends at the National Post (for whom I write a twice-weekly column) have been banned from media events surrounding over-rated talkshow host Conan O’Brien’s week-long sojourn to Toronto. Their sin? They pointed out that the silly trip, supposedly to goose Toronto’s tourism business, was being paid for by Canadian tax dollars:

“I think there should be a Senate inquiry,” Post chairman David Asper said …. “This guy is backed by public money and he is trying to censor the media. I think it’s utterly ridiculous.”

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Comments

  1. David Akin says:

    Conan says no to the Post

    Now this is a
    bit silly –
    The Conan O’Brien show — to be taped shortly in Toronto – won’t let
    journalists from the National Post
    in because…