Daily Archives: May 18, 2010

Globe and Mail changes misleading website headline – print edition still proclaims “Dark Days in Barbados”

Bajans slam Canadian newspaper for “misleading” Elaine Sibson article

On Monday May 17, 2010 at 7:13am EDT, the Canadian Globe and Mail newspaper online published their article Dark Days in Barbados with the subtitle “Elaine Sibson thought she landed her dream job only to realize it wasn’t the paradise she expected.”

Barbados Free Press found the article, title and sub-title to be highly misleading and an unjustified attack upon Bajans. We said so in our reply article Why a PWC PricewaterhouseCoopers partner quit the Barbados office and went home to Canada.

BFP published our story at 9:29am EDT – a little over two hours after the Globe published online.

In the next few hours many hundreds of Barbados Free Press readers clicked the link in our story and went to read the Globe & Mail’s original article.

Some Bajans and friends of Barbados left comments at the Globe’s story slamming the newspaper for “misleading”. Continue reading

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