Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Former National Post & Toronto Star columnist, past vice president of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. New posts: Mondays & Wednesdays.

David Attenborough’s Fake News

Documentary films educate. They also misinform and manipulate.

February 3, 2020

Blaming Climate Change: Bogus Wildlife Videos

Nature videos from National Geographic, Netflix, and the BBC can’t be trusted.

December 2, 2019

Fake Polar Bear Shortage, Fake Indigenous Solidarity

Are activists and academics so committed to a non-existent polar bear shortage they’re willing to sacrifice Inuit lives?

November 6, 2019

The UVic, Susan Crockford Story Continues

Refuse to talk to the reporter. Afterward, accuse her of ‘multiple factual inaccuracies.’ Isn’t academia grand?

October 30, 2019

University Feels No Need to Explain: Crockford Story Part 2

The University of Victoria receives hundreds of millions of tax dollars, yet refused to answer a single question about the firing of Susan Crockford.

October 21, 2019

The Excommunication of Susan Crockford

Polar bear expert purged from the University of Victoria.

October 16, 2019

Polar Bear Dies, National Geographic Lies

Iconic magazine admits it published fake news. Makes no promise not to do it again.

August 3, 2018

Polar Bears & the Sleazy New York Times

A gang of 14 scientists attack a lone scientist in an academic journal. Erica Goode justifies & amplifies the assault in the Times.

April 13, 2018

Polar Bear Politics and the WWF

Norway sent eight people to a recent polar bear conference. The WWF sent 10.

December 12, 2013

Seeing Polar Bears

Most polar bear info is filtered through an activist lens. Here are some alternative views.

March 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

Good News About Polar Bears

Why don’t polar bear activists recognize a success story when they see one?

February 12, 2013 · 2 Comments