While lobbyists and spin doctors converge on Parliament Hill this
week, Jim Stanford parses a new word in our budget lexicon: stimulus.
As budget-watchers multiply, creating a federal budget is increasingly a
public relations exercise
, according to budget-watcher extraordinaire Bruce
Doern. Indeed, the fun began early with what many journos called a
well-orchestrated leak
about
Canada‘s projected
deficit. Help arm your brain for the coming days with a dose of past J-Source
articles on spin, such as Are You Being
Spun?
and Staying
a Step Ahead of Campaign Spin Doctors
.


While lobbyists and spin doctors converge on Parliament Hill this
week, Jim Stanford parses a new word in our budget lexicon: stimulus.
As budget-watchers multiply, creating a federal budget is increasingly a
public relations exercise
, according to budget-watcher extraordinaire Bruce
Doern. Indeed, the fun began early with what many journos called a
well-orchestrated leak
about
Canada‘s projected
deficit. Help arm your brain for the coming days with a dose of past J-Source
articles on spin, such as Are You Being
Spun?
and Staying
a Step Ahead of Campaign Spin Doctors
.

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Patricia W. Elliott is a magazine journalist and assistant professor at the School of Journalism, University of Regina. You can visit her at patriciaelliott.ca.