The Montreal Gazette is reporting the Pierre-Karl Peladeau, Julie Snyder's boyfriend, is going to have his very own right-wing Canadian TV network.
"The Quebecor Inc. president and chief executive has scheduled a news conference in Toronto, where details of the network -which is reportedly modelled after the controversial Fox News network in the U.S. -are expected to be disclosed."
So dat is dat.
"Kory Teneycke, a former spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper, will oversee the new venture. On Thursday, he wrote the following in his Twitter account: 'Recruiting is in hyper-drive. Can't wait to share some of the names. Great mix of hard news and straight talk.'"
They have signed two sorta well known journos. David Atkin, a journalist who has previously worked for CTV News and Canwest News Service, has been appointed national bureau chief for Quebecor's Sun Media operations in Ottawa. Broadcaster Brian Lilley, who most recently worked as the Ottawa Bureau Chief for Astral Media Radio, has accepted a position as a senior correspondent. Sorta well known.
Seriously, send them a link to my blog.