Christopher Waddell

LRC Contributor

Christopher Waddell is a professor at the School of Journalism and Communications at Carleton University in Ottawa and also holds the university’s Carty Chair in Business and Financial Journalism. He is a former parliamentary bureau chief and executive producer of news specials for CBC News and a former national editor, Ottawa bureau chief and reporter for The Globe and Mail.

Articles by Christopher Waddell

  • Conspiracy Interceptor (March 2019)
    Facts and fictions of the Avro Arrow
  • Paper Pusher (May 2015)
    A review of Greatly Exaggerated: The Myth of the Death of Newspapers, by Marc Edge
  • Berry’d Alive (November 2012)
    How the Canadian media have used new technologies to shut out the public
  • Inside the Wire (April 2009)
    A review of Outside the Wire: The War in Afghanistan in the Words of Its Participants, edited by Kevin Patterson and Jane Warren; Fifteen Days: Stories of Bravery, Friendship, Life and Death from Inside the New Canadian Army by Christie Blatchford; Kandahar Tour: The Turning Point in Canada’s Afghan Mission by Lee Windsor, David Charters and Brent Wilson; On Assignment in Afghanistan: Maritimers at War by Chris Lambie (text) and Christian Laforce (photography); Contact Charlie: The Canadian Army, the Taliban and the Battle That Saved Afghanistan by Chris Wattie; and The Long Walk Home: Paul Franklin’s Journey from Afghanistan by Liane Faulder
  • Living by the Polls (July–August 2006)
    A review of The Role of Public Opinion Research in Canadian Government, by Christopher Page