April 24, 1989

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AN AMERICAN VIEW

Are journalists basically liars?

The New Yorker magazine recently published a two-part article by Janet Malcolm in which the writer excoriates a brother scribe, Joe McGinniss, for what Malcolm views as base literary acts—specifically, doublecrossing the lead character in McGinniss’s 1983 nonfiction bestseller, Fatal Vision.

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BUSINESS WATCH

A watchdog for the Asian connection

Most provincial lieutenant-governors spend their languid tenures mouthing benign governor-generalities, careful never to express a controversial opinion or quotable thought. British Columbia’s David See-Chai Lam, 65, the first Chinese-Canadian to occupy the viceregal office, is different.

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COVER

IMAGES THAT TOUCH THE SOUL

THE ART OF THE FROZEN MOMENT
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COVER

PHOTOGRAPHY’S MARCH OF TIME

CAMERAS ARE RACING TO THE FUTURE
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MEDIA WATCH

Entertainment disguised as news

The Journal has illustrated a definition of TV news as ‘stylized dramatic performance’— more theatre than information
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JUSTICE

Disorder in the court

More and more judges behave erratically
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BOOKS

Born to rule

Benazir Bhutto builds on her father’s legacy
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CANADA

TEST IN THE WEST

FEDERAL TORIES ACCUSE FILMON OF CYNICISM, BUT HIS TACTICS MAY PAY OFF POLITICALLY
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CANADA

Assault on racism

Vancouver’s mayor encourages a dialogue
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LETTERS

While your review of the Toronto production of Les Miserables (“Kaleidoscope of passions,” Cover, March 27) provides the deserved credit for a passionate, thoroughly enjoyable production, the criticism of the recurrence of melody and verse of many of the play’s songs is somewhat naïve.
April 171989 May 11989