• John Ivison: 20 years ago, the Post breathed new life into the Canadian newspaper business

    25 days ago - By National Post

    20 Years: The National Post's supporters, detractors, insiders on the paper's founding and its impact.
    It's said all successful revolutions kick in a rotten door. Twenty years ago, the Canadian newspaper industry was dominated by an invasive species of bores, eating away at the patience of long-suffering readers by being so dull subscribers were in danger of falling asleep halfway through the headlines.
    The National Post arrived on the scene like a boot on weakened timber, splintering the consensus of what a national newspaper should look and read like.
    The monochrome Globe and Mail seemed...
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