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Vladimir Putin

Berton, Pierre

The speaker begins with an assertion that the press is not sensational enough. What the speaker means by sensational. What a truly sensational story is, with examples. Why there is not enough truly sensational stories in our newspapers. The lack of competition in the newspaper and related news industries in Canada. Why that situation is unhealthy. How competition enhances reporting. Some disadvantages of fierce competition. Using the word sensational more meaningfully.

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