Joseph Planta is the Founding Editor of THECOMMENTARY.CA, as well as its Senior Columnist. He also hosts The Commentary's feature audio interview segment, On the Line, which has featured interviews with notable individuals in politics, journalism, theatre, and film.
He began writing The Joseph Planta Commentary column in 1999, distributed via e-mail. The column regularly discusses current affairs and culture, as well as also features political opinion pieces, occasional theatre reviews, and interviews. In 2003, THECOMMENTARY.CA was created, featuring Planta's column, and the On the Line audio interview segment. Since September 2003, the website has received in excess of 100,000 visitors.
Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Planta attended Sir Charles Dickens Elementary and Sir Charles Tupper Secondary schools. He subsequently attended Langara College and the University of British Columbia.
In 2000, Joseph Planta received the Walter Matthau Award.
The Joseph Planta Commentary appears regularly at http://www.thecommentary.ca/commentary.html.
The On the Line interview segment hosted by Joseph Planta can be heard here: http://www.thecommentary.ca/ontheline.
Joseph Planta can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
©1999-2005. The Commentary, Joseph Planta