Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.
- After months of feverish speculation to the contrary in the media, U.S. telecom provider Verizon’s executives have finally come out with it: they were never that into us.
- Former Rob Ford chief of staff (and current Twitter witticism dispenser) Mark Towhey wrote an op-ed for his ex-boss’s least favourite media outlet: the Toronto Star. In the article, Towhey argues that council’s decision to appoint a replacement for Ward 3 Councillor Doug Holyday is likely to be a boon for Ford in the 2014 municipal election.
- James Wallace, the former Toronto Sun editor-in-chief, who left suddenly in July, has evidently landed a job at Postmedia, where he’ll have the delightfully redundant title, “Editor, Postmedia Editorial Services.”
- As another school year begins, the Star reminds us about a new provincial regulation that forces school boards to hire teachers from a pool of the five most experienced applicants. So, so much for cultivating new talent.