If you listen to CFAX 1070, which is a BellGlobeCTVEverythingElseMedia property, in the early afternoon you may have noticed that Ian Jessop is no longer there.
Thus, in addition to other things, you no longer get to hear intelligent, fact-based discussions of the goings on in Clarkland.
Especially when Norm Farrell was on.
Puget Sound Radio reckons Mr. Jessop has been 'terminated':
A usually well-informed source passes along word that Ian Jessop has just been terminated at C-FAX Victoria.
The talk show host in the 1-3 pm slot M-F has in recent months had his show repeated daily from 6- 8 pm. So one would assume he had been held in somewhat high esteem...
The real tragedy of this is that Mr. Jessop is/was the ONLY local 'lectronic media voice that consistently looked hard at, and spoke the truth to, the Clark government...
TipO'TheToque to Alison at Creekside for the heads-up.
Seems to me that a weekly blogger-driven BCPoli podcast might be in order...Maybe something like, say, the following which was a discussion of BCRail back in the days when the court case was heating up (i.e. just before the Six Million Dollar Deal brought it all to screeching halt) with fellow blogger 'TheReverendPaperboy' on his 'Maple Syrup Revolution' pod: