Why I'm Done Being a Media Critic
Why I’m Done Being a Media Critic
Since I left the Toronto Star last fall, a number of online news sites have asked me to return to media criticism. I always say the same thing: "unh-unh, no thanks, no way, not me." Not full-time, not even part-time. Truth is, I can’t even muster up the energy for a media blog, despite having been the country’s most prolific media writer just a decade ago. There’s no going back. Media criticism in Canada ain’t what it used to be.

Since I left the Toronto Star last fall, a number of online news sites have asked me to return to media criticism.

I always say the same thing: “unh-unh, no thanks, no way, not me.” Not full-time, not even part-time. Truth is, I can’t even muster up the energy for a media blog, despite having been the country’s most prolific media writer just a decade ago.

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