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Memoirs of a Media Maverick

By Boyce Richardson  

Memoirs of a Media Maverick
  • Paperback / softback

Memoirs of a Media Maverick is an insider’s critical account of the modern media. Richardson tells the intriguing story of his travels as a journalist and filmmaker in New Zealand, Australia, India, Britain, and Canada.

A prolific author and film director, Richardson’s work has focused on Aboriginal peoples, the environment and human rights. His films, including Cree Hunters of the Mistassini, have won many awards.

  • Paperback / softback, 288 pages
  • ISBN 9781896357805
  • Published October 2003


There’s no gloom around this media maverick …Richardson, the world’s most cheerful pessimist.

– Charles Gordon, The Ottawa Citizen

Boyce Richardson has long been a great hero of mine. His works stand as a needed and timely inspiration for all of today’s journalism.

– Roy MacGregor, The Globe and Mail

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Southland, New Zealand
Chapter 2 Invercargill, New Zealand
Chapter 3 I Become a Worker with Words
Chapter 4 Australia and India
Chapter 5 London, England, and France
Chapter 6 Scotland and Coventry
Chapter 7 Small Towns and Cities of Canada
Chapter 8 Montreal, Canada
Chapter 9 More Montreal
Chapter 10 London, England
Chapter 11 More London, and Elsewhere
Chapter 12 Back to Montreal
Chapter 13 Eeyou Astchee, Canada
Chapter 14 Writing and Filming in Three Countries
Chapter 15 Freelancing: A Little of This and That
Chapter 16 After Fifty Years

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