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Voting Day October 21, 2003  
Reporter's Notebook


During the Newfoundland and Labrador election, CBC reporters will be filing from the campaign trail. Watch for them in your community during the election -- then check here to find out how the campaign is unfolding.

 


Not left behind
David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Oct. 19

CBC Radio's David ZelcerI thought I'd been abandoned by the Liberals Friday afternoon in Stoneville, north of Gander Bay. Full Story>>

 


There's no life like it
David Cochrane | CBC Online News | Oct. 14

David CochraneSometimes when you're staring at your third club-sandwich-on white of the day, covering a provincial election can be a pretty draining affair. Full Story>>

 

Reflections on a northern journey
Doug Letto | CBC Online News | Oct. 14

Doug LettoWe have just left Deer Lake on Air Labrador's new Dash-8 aircraft, on the way to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and then on to Wabush. I'm following Jack Harris on his first trip into Labrador this election campaign.
Full Story>>

 

Stuff happens on and off the bus
David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Oct. 13

CBC Radio's David ZelcerI'm not as thin as I used to be. But in my mind's eye I can still squeeze through the same little spaces that I could 10 years ago. Full Story>>

 


Comparing reporters' notes
David Cochrane & David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Oct. 10

David Zelcer and  David  CochraneFrom Oct. 10, Election reporters Dave Cochrane and Dave Zelcer compare notes with St. John's Morning Show host Jeff Gilhooly about the second week on the campaign trail (runs 7:10).

 

The debate: need for reform?
Doug Letto | CBC Online News | Oct. 9

Doug LettoWe should call this one as we see it – the obligatory Leaders’ Debate is an outmoded concept in its present form and must be changed if it’s to make a meaningful contribution to public debate. Full Story>>

 

Hail to the bus driver
David Cochrane | CBC Online News | Oct. 6

David CochraneThe wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round: but none of the leaders and none of the media would get anywhere in this campaign if it weren't for the unheralded work of the bus drivers. Full Story>>

 

Filling or filing?
David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Oct. 5

CBC Radio's David ZelcerThere's fairly new technology available that allows me to do my job on the bus: I do my interviews and collect my sound on a digital recorder; edit together my voice, interviews and sound on my laptop computer's four-track mixer; and then transfer my story (in perfect studio quality) to the CBC's computer by hooking the two computers together over the digital cell phone. Full Story>>

 

Comparing reporters' notes
David Cochrane & David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Oct. 3

David Zelcer and  David  CochraneFrom Oct. 3, CBC radio political reporter David Cochrane is on the Conservative bus. Reporter David Zelcer is on the Liberal bus. The two Dave's talk to Morning Show host Jeff Gilhooly about the first week on the campaign trail.
(runs 6:05).

 

Taking it on the head
David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Oct. 2

CBC Radio's David ZelcerRoger Grimes opened Ed Buckle's campaign HQ in Corner Brook Wednesday.
Full Story>>

 


PC campaign takes flight
in first 24 hours
David Cochrane| CBC Online News | Oct. 2

David CochraneOn Tuesday morning, I woke up in Corner Brook. But on Tuesday night I fell asleep in Gander. Full Story>>

 


Know your MHA

David Zelcer | CBC Online News | Sept. 29

CBC Radio's David ZelcerI have my first anecdote from before they'd even made the election call. I was working on a district report for Exploits.
While driving through Bishop's Falls one morning, I stopped to talk to two men who were boosting a van. Full Story>>

 

 

 

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