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 Lord Black of Crossharbour

Conrad M. Black [was] Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Operating Officer of Hollinger International Inc.. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Nixon Center.

He is known politically for his staunch criticism of the Liberal Party of Canada.

The issue of whether Black could accept a title in Britain was the most notable battle between Black and Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien - Canadian citizens cannot accept such titles without giving up citizenship and Chretien would not make exceptions. The National which had been launched by Black was not financially successful, and was sold to the CanWest chain then owned by Israel Asper.

Maude Barlow, the chair of the Council of Canadians [QUERY: still current?]is cited by Leiterman stating Black is known to "routinely intervene in editorial policy-making". [1]

Leiterman also cites Radler, Hollinger's president, as telling Maclean's (2/3/92): "If editors disagree with us they should disagree with us when they're no longer in our employ. The buck stops with ownership. I am responsible for meeting the payroll; therefore I will ultimately determine what the papers say and how they're going to be run." [2]

Hollinger also owns the Jerusalem Post. In September 2003 that newspaper advocated killing Yasser Arafat. This was quickly raised by the Israeli Cabinet, but described by Colin L. Powell, Condoleeza Rice as "unhelpful" and by The Economist as "wrong".

Israel has no law against foreign press ownership.

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I enjoy your editorials but as with Conrad Black's do not always agree. I value other people's opinions and it makes for interesting conversations. During my career I started out as a union member before getting my degree and going into management. I learned there are two sides to every story and it also ...
... left the CBC in 2011 and from September 2013 to April 2014, Donlon hosted the TV program The Zoomer which she co-hosted with Conrad Black (known in the UK as Lord Black of Crossharbour). In November 2016, Donlon published her autobiography Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances), ...

Conrad Black, the proprietor, was hopping, he said. Surely everyone knew about Waugh's hostility to Powell? 'Well, I didn't,' I replied, 'and I made three films with these people.' Further, I pointed out, the review had not appeared in Powell's own paper. Plus Waugh had been Max's appointment. Still, this ...
He wasn't up for an interview, but he and I spent an hour or so swapping emails (which he later said I could share) about random topics: his gift for wooing media moguls (Wolff rose to fame in the late '90s and early '00s with wicked profiles of machers like Rupert Murdoch and Conrad Black); his "New ...
TORONTO -- A list of The Canadian Press business newsmakers of the year, as determined in an annual poll of newsrooms across the country: 2017: finance Minister Bill Morneau. 2016: The Foreign investor. 2015: Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz. 2014: Former Tim Hortons CEO Marc Caira.
Thomson ran for mayor against Rob Ford in 2010 and later accused him of grabbing her from behind. Thomson alleged the incident, which Ford denied, occurred at an event in 2013. In 2002, she offered to sleep with former media baron Conrad Black in exchange for an interview. In 2013, she told the Star ...

WATCH ABOVE: Jonathan Black was charged with domestic assault, spent six months in prison and then cleared of wrongdoing. He opens up to Catherine McDonald about his time in jail and how he feels the justice system failed him.
Conrad Black, for example, writing in the National Post, argued that Beyak was correct, noting that "most" teachers in residential schools "were trying to prepare their charges for full participation in Canadian life." Some were racists, Black acknowledged, and bad things happened, but in his view residential ...
For example, in a paean to Donald Trump published by the National Post Friday, former newspaper magnate Conrad Black, who in happier ...
Also in National Review, former newspaper publisher and convicted felon Conrad Black defended Moore: Moore has denied the allegations, ...
Chicago lawyer Edward Genson, who has represented R. Kelly and Conrad Black, said Breen, a graduate of Notre Dame and Loyola ...
The problem in the NFL controversy is that demonstrative players and the president are both making legitimate points. In the players' case, the ...
It is delicious to see, even more suddenly and completely than anyone had anticipated, the breakdown of the steamroller media smear of ...
Aside from the sesquipedalian Conrad Black - who puzzles me, because his own manners are impeccable and he generally loathes ignorant ...
Conrad Black's rubbish column on racism a fine example of white ... Former media baron Conrad Black at the University Club in Toronto in ...
It's not all smiles here in Toronto actually - a media-diplomatic froideur has developed, centred around the figure of Conrad Black, the ...
The incompetence, gullibility and lassitude of three successive administrations have dumped the horrible problem of North Korea into the lap of ...

The incompetence, gullibility and lassitude of three successive administrations have dumped the horrible problem of North Korea into the lap of ...
Former media mogul Lord Conrad Black weighs in on the shuffle in the White House and the Russian collusion probe. Former media mogul ...
The tide has turned, finally. The ramshackle vendor's cart of the White House was steered into a pothole that could only be escaped with a ...
The tide has turned, finally. The ramshackle vendor's cart of the White House was steered into a pothole that could only be escaped with a ...
She went on to cover the trials of Conrad Black in 2007 and Mike Duffy in 2015, as well as the shootings at Parliament Hill on Oct. 22, 2014.
Former media baron Conrad Black, shown here in a 2014 file photo, said that, based on his dealings with Trump, the seemingly erratic U.S. ...
The problem in the NFL controversy is that demonstrative players and the president are both making legitimate points. In the players' case, the ...
authors who have appeared at the series include: Margaret Atwood, Pierre Berton, Mordecai Richler, Anne Marie MacDonald, Farley Mowat, Alistair MacLeod, David Adams Richards, Conrad Black, Stevie Cameron, Lawrence Hill, humourists William Thomas ...
Another time I was working at one of several papers owned by Conrad Black's company. After Black had been smeared by a piece on the CBC about a strike at one of his newspapers, we were all instructed to publish his response.
Another time I was working at one of several papers owned by Conrad Black's company. After Black had been smeared by a piece on the CBC about a strike at one of his newspapers, we were all instructed to publish his response.
The U.S. Supreme Court cut off prosecutors' hands with its stinging rejection of the hyperextended legal theory in the Jeffrey Skilling (Enron) and Conrad Black (Hollinger) cases. One such civil trial underway similarly has all the trappings of bad law ...
Except not an indictment and Bob Conrad Black jacket and sex and not say it. And Boxee box. Rounds. A lot of people want to know I usually ask black how it came about and why it is kind of party.
I was one of the strikers in 1999 and 2000 at the Calgary Herald -- the folks Conrad Black described as "gangrenous limbs" who should be surgically lopped off -- and I saw for myself how Alberta's labour laws, and the lack of first-contract compulsory ...
Starting in 2000, Cruickshank was highly regarded as a stabilizing figure during the tumultuous reign of Conrad Black and David Radler, top executives of Sun-Times parent company Hollinger International.
I was one of the strikers in 1999 and 2000 at the Calgary Herald -- the folks Conrad Black described as "gangrenous limbs" who should be surgically lopped off -- and I saw for myself how Alberta's labour laws, and the lack of first-contract compulsory ...
Notably, in the case of Conrad Black, a case where the OSC was also asked to consider further sanctions after penal sanctions had already been incurred by a respondent, Black was convicted of fraud and obstruction and justice in the US District Court ...
This idea has manifested itself into the political organisation CANZUK, which is backed by the influential media mogul Conrad Black. In contrast, the non-English speaking commonwealth countries have not received such a warm embrace; one cannot ...
Mr Smith was interviewed by Jeremy, who has given the likes of former Prime Minister Tony Blair, ex-newspaper publisher and convicted fraudster Conrad Black and BNP leader Nick Griffin a thorough grilling. But he said: "He was a very pleasant man, very ...
I've been attending the Conservative Political Action Conference -- CPAC -- since 2010, first as a newbie Tea Party activist, and over time, evolving into somewhat of a veteran of the political process.
In the years that followed, the sun-Times under the new editorial management, became one of the most vicious, anti-Arab and anti-Muslim newspapers in the country.
He managed to get into the bad books of both Ralph Klein and former newspaper big wheel Conrad Black who called him a "jumped-up little twerp.
Conrad Black, my former partner in the New York Sun and a longtime press baron who once controlled some of the world's largest and best newspapers, wrote, "Provided that what is meant is that those outlets have been so slanted and malicious that they ...
In 2005, when media mogul Conrad Black was indicted on fraud charges, part of his $20m bond was secured via his Palm Beach mansion, which he then sold in 2011.
Andrew Hutchinson, who has died aged 82, was the deputy editor of The Daily Telegraph during its greatest shake-up after being taken over by Conrad Black in 1986. The paper's circulation had slowly climbed for more than 50 years before financial ...
Drake, who will soon be neighbours with Gordon Lightfoot and Conrad Black, is building a dream home with all the usual nouveau amenities: basketball court, rooftop hot tub, trophy room, indoor pool.
The newest little free library in Deadwood is located near the entrance of the Northern Hills Alliance for children First Step child Care Center, spearheaded by lead preschool teacher Betty Jo Huff, pictured here helping young students take one and ...
How about a shortlist of Rex Murphy, Conrad Black, William Shatner, Celine Dion or Mary Walsh? Black, a former newspaper baron and now a conservative commentator, was an early supporter of Trump.
How about a shortlist of Rex Murphy, Conrad Black, William Shatner, Celine Dion or Mary Walsh? Black, a former newspaper baron and now a conservative commentator, was an early supporter of Trump.
As Mr. Trump's friend and author Conrad Black has written, "If he can produce a tax system that enriches the lower-income families while spurring business reinvestment, he can generate between 3 percent and 4 percent economic growth, which would itself ...
It includes posh neighborhoods like Lawrence Park, Windfields and a collection of estate-lined blocks called the Bridle Path, residents of which have included late singer Prince and former newspaper mogul Conrad Black. The neighborhood was also used to ...
In the late 1990s, the then-owner of The Daily Telegraph, Conrad Black, argued that Britain should leave the EU and join the North American Free Trade Agreement, says Therese Raphael on Bloomberg.
Former media baron Conrad Black, a friend of Trump's, says Trudeau can ease the relationship if he is open to increasing defence spending to two per cent of GDP, something to which Canada committed as a NATO member and an issue former U.S.
Former media baron Conrad Black, a friend of Trump's, says Trudeau can ease the relationship if he is open to increasing defence spending to two per cent of GDP, something to which Canada committed as a NATO member and an issue former U.S.


 

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