Kirk LaPointe, the Vancouver Sun’s Managing Editor, Media Manager, and an adjunct professor at the School of Journalism at UBC talks to Joseph Planta about the Olympics and Paralympics, the Sun’s and the world media’s coverage, the problems at CanWest, and whether he’ll be tending goal for Team Canada tonight.
Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.
Kirk LaPointe is the Managing Editor of the Vancouver Sun, and an adjunct professor at the graduate School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia. He’s got a great website at www.themediamanager.com, where he blogs regularly. We’ll talk about the Olympics among other things. Please welcome back to the Planta: On the Line program, Kirk LaPointe; Good morning, Mr. LaPointe.