GAMBLERS CALL IT A "TELL": some action that tells you the real truth of things. Like when a poker player with a strong hand always blinks his right eye. For me, the open letter signed by over 500 Canadian journalists, working in all our major print and broadcast news outlets, is a tell. It tells me there is a problem with our news coverage of the Palestinian-Israel conflict.


JASON KENNEY BECAME premier of Alberta this past April because a majority of Albertans still believe the oil and gas industry is the key to prosperity in the province and that he would be ruthless in his efforts to force the federal government to build new pipelines to move oilsands oil to Asia.