Citizen Action Monitor

Who to blame for a drowned Houston and a drenched Windsor?

There’s more than enough blame to go around. — My letter to the editor of the Windsor Star. No 2043 Posted by fw, August 30, 2017 Today I sent a … Continue reading

August 30, 2017

Windsor Star/Postmedia News publishes blatant pro-Israeli drivel, claiming “facts are on Baird’s side”

Is this the best a Postmedia journalist can offer? What rubbish! No 1110 Posted by fw, July 28, 2014 Postmedia journalist Michael Den Tandt’s article, copied below, reads like it … Continue reading

July 28, 2014

Response to pro-Israeli letter to editor which echoes Windsor Star’s publishing bias

Letter begins: “Do you want Hamas in your neighbourhood? Israel doesn’t either but Hamas threatens the very existence of Israel.” No 1108 Posted by fw, July 26, 2014 This post … Continue reading

July 26, 2014

Were students’ rights to freedom of expression violated by vote to defer ratification of BDS results?

And will students be denied the right to implement BDS, a morally just cause? No 1008 Posted by fw, March 15, 2014 In a front page story in yesterday’s Windsor … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Company president resorts to intimidation to pressure U of Windsor to “obliterate” BDS referendum

The demand is tantamount to a call for an “obliteration” of free speech No 1007 Posted by fw, March 13, 2014 A page one story running in today’s Windsor Star, … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rebuttal to letter arguing U of Windsor BDS referendum violates Students’ Alliance constitution

Letter to Windsor Star urges U of Windsor Students’ Alliance to abort BDS Referendum No 1004 Posted by fw, March 11, 2014 Just to put this post in context, a … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

My response to a letter to the editor re BDS referendum at U of Windsor

Windsor Star stirs the pot of controversy No 999 Posted by fw, March 7, 2014 Just to recap, a recently held BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) referendum, sponsored by the … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Newspaper article about student vote favouring boycott of Israel ignites readers’ angry comments

Windsor Star story prompts astounding display of public ignorance No 995 Posted by fw, March 3, 2014 A front-page story in the print edition of today’s Windsor Star reported on … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Windsor Star still shilling for Israeli propagandists — Pt 2 of 2

Revelations from an analysis of reporting style of Star’s Associated Press story confirms its pro-Israeli bias No 942 Posted by fw, December 29, 2013 A Windsor Star story, Spate of … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Windsor Star still shilling for Israeli propagandists – Pt 1 of 2

Star’s latest story portrays Palestinians as “violent”, as “terrorists”, and Israelis as “responding” to violence No 941 Posted by fw, December 28, 2013 The Israeli rationale goes something like this:  The … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother Nature strikes back – Scenes of ice storm destruction in Brampton, Ontario

What’s the connection between a wicked ice storm, PM Stephen Harper, and the movie Dirty Harry? No 939 Posted by fw, December 24, 2013 Thanks to a member of the … Continue reading

December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Once again Windsor Star article misleads public about climate change

No 498 Posted by fw, June 8, 2012 Back on January 31, 2012 I posted a copy of my letter to the editor of the Windsor Star challenging the factual … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Windsor Star misleads public over global warming

No 399, Posted by fw, January 31, 2012 In an article in today’s Windsor Star, journalist Chris Vander Doelen made a number of misleading claims about global warming. In this … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment