Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #275

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Postmedia and Torstar agreed to swap 37 community newspapers and 4 free commuter papers, many of which were promptly shut down resulting in the loss of at least 290 jobs. While this mostly affected papers in Ontario, former Metro Edmonton reporter Ryan Tumilty was among those let… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #274

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: CKUA is celebrating 90 years on the air – it’s first air date was November 21, 1927. “After starting as a University of Alberta extension service for farmers, CKUA now has 16 FM transmitters from Fort McMurray to Lethbridge, with 250,000 weekly listeners.” The Faculty of Extension… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #273

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Here’s an update from Movember on John Sexsmith. “I haven’t lost my positive attitude,” he says in the video. Former Edmonton Journal sports writer Joanne Ireland has a new book on the Edmonton Oilers called 100 Things Oilers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. She… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #272

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Jana Pruden wrote about Ruth Kelly and Venture Publishing at the Globe and Mail in a piece called The death of Wonder Woman. “Ruth’s steadfast belief that she could somehow power through it, that the business could still turn around and recover, had become unhealthy; her optimism… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #270

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Erin Isfeld has been named co-anchor of CTV News at Six beginning Monday, October 23. She has been at CTV Edmonton since 2005. Good journalism really can make a difference in the world. Here’s Paula Simons with the latest on Serenity’s case. Grant Ainsley wrote… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #268

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Global News has announced that Jim Haskins is Global Edmonton’s new News Director and Station Manager. “Replacing Tim Spelliscy who retired last month, Jim joins the Edmonton team from Global News Halifax where he worked as a News Director and Station Manager for the last five years.”… Reads more »