A fixture of Newfoundland and Labrador’s media landscape, Jim Furlong reflects on his life in the industry in this candid one-on-one sitdown with The Herald
Jim Furlong eases back in his chair during a sitdown in his office on a predictably wet and grey weekday in St. John’s. “When
A tribute to the fascinating, spectacular life of media mogul Geoff Stirling and how his ‘golden’ touch revolutionized the nation’s media landscape
By: NTV’s Mark Dwyer
He was a titan of business, a visionary. Geoff Stirling was spiritual, mystical, a daring free spirit and, to many, a friend.
He was larger
Written By: Scott Stirling
My Dad, Geoff Stirling, started The Newfoundland Herald in 1946 right after World War II, as a Sunday paper called The Sunday Herald. Joey Smallwood had just tried his own hand at publishing, but his political newspaper couldn’t make a go of it financially, so he sold
It’s hard to believe that I started writing for The Herald back in 2003. For the past 18 years, I’ve been telling the stories of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and sharing a scatter yarn about my own life along the way. While I was a freelance contributor those first few years,
Darrell Duke grew up listening to family stories.
“In 1941, the first American survey plane landed in Argentia Harbour. My grandfather told me about it and wrote about it. As we all know, this place is synonymous with fog,” he began.
“There’s rarely a day without it. When I grew