What are the odds of Oprah Winfrey becoming U.S. president?

Scott Gilmore: The health of a democracy is inversely proportional to the likelihood a celebrity will win the next leadership race

Oprah is dropping hints again she might run for president

Speculation is once again rampant that the queen of TV might make a run for the Oval Office. But will she actually run—and could she win?

Noted on Twitter: Oprah really, really likes Canadians

If there was any doubt about Oprah Winfrey’s feelings for Canadians as she makes her way across the country for a series of speaking engagement, she has made it clear.

Oprah spoke to thousands of cheering fans at the Bell Centre in Montreal Thursday. After Oprah wowed the audience of 15,000 by yelling “Bonsoir” and “J’adore Montreal,” and sharing her message of hope and living your best life, she left the city with this tweet:

Gotta say Canadians are the nicest people. This is my 5th Canadian city. Everyone is so KIND.Thank you MONTREAL !

What students are talking about today (Aug. 20 edition)

Rihanna cries, a stolen iPad and socialist summer school

Dr. Oz, faith healer

‘Science-ish’ grills the high-profile doctor on the health claims he makes on his television show


This week: Newsmakers

Michelle Obama visits Soweto, the world’s richest divorcée goes broke, and tennis’s grunting gals get called out

Women’s afternoon TV: RIP

Women’s afternoon TV: RIP

The game shows went, then the soaps, and now even Oprah has left the building

Oprah's so-called experts

Oprah’s so-called experts

A spate of new books reveals many of the talk-show queen’s ‘authorities’ are pretty screwed up


The busy woman’s anti-book club

Who has time to read 500 pages? Welcome to the Ladies Short-Form Media Auxiliary.


Obama deserves “respect”: Oprah

Talk show host tells critics to ease off the president

Ed Stelmach

This week: Newsmakers

The Pope’s surprise move, Russia’s Mata Hari makes her prime-time debut, and the queen of all TV revels


Mozhdah: The Oprah of Afghanistan

Vancouver-raised Mozhdah is revolutionizing her society one fearless talk show at a time