Posts By: Mack D. Male

Edmonton Notes for February 19, 2017

Have a fantastic Family Day tomorrow! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines We have seen plenty of crowds along our street and throughout the downtown this weekend as Garth Brooks kicked off his nine-shows-in-ten-days stretch here in Edmonton. It remains to be seen if the Brooks Bump really will help local businesses, though. Here’s… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #240

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to Amber Bracken on winning 1st prize in the World Press Photo’s contemporary issues category for her photo of pipeline protests at Standing Rock. “I don’t even have words for how grateful, and excited I am to be included,” she wrote on Facebook. Episode 23 of… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #239

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Stuart Thomson wrote about how an increasing number of press secretaries at the Legislature used to be journalists. “The path from journalism to politics is a well-worn one,” he notes. His colleague Graham Thomson argues that the real issue isn’t that they are switching sides, it’s “that… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for February 5, 2017

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines The ceiling of the pedestrian walkway on the new Tawatinâ LRT bridge will feature 400 paintings by MĂ©tis artist David Garneau. Transcend Coffee is closing its Mercer Warehouse location as of February 26, blaming a lack of traffic from Rogers Place for the failure of the cafe. A… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #238

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Friday’s episode of The Ryan Jespersen Show featured Jana Pruden, Tristin Hopper and Jeff Samsanow talking about Trump and the future of journalism. Oh, and Garth Brooks. Jeff was also on the radio earlier in the week on 630 CHED’s Afternoon News discussing trust & the media…. Reads more »