Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #116

Happy Birthday to my favorite food blogger – Sharon! Yeah, I know I am biased Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Dave Breakenridge is the new editor-in-chief at the Edmonton Sun. He was formerly the online editor of the Calgary Sun, though he got his start in Edmonton as an anchor at 630… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #115

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: In case you missed it, the spring radio ratings are out and NOW! 102.3 FM is back on top, this time with a sizeable lead over second place 630 CHED. See more stats here. Five writers with the Edmonton Journal have been awarded prizes by the Society… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Who’s on Instagram?

Lately I have been pretty interested in the many different ways that Edmontonians are using Instagram. Of course we use it to document the beautiful, the shocking, the curious, and yes the mundane, throughout our city. But does it have uses beyond that? Are the local media using it for news? Instagram itself seems keen… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #114

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Things are changing at The Wanderer Online! Editor and co-founder Emerson Csorba is passing the torch to Blue Knox. You can read her first piece as incoming editor here. And if you’re interested in getting involved, they are now accepting applications for editorial positions. Guess who was… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #113

I was thrilled to have the opportunity to kick off BT Bloggers Week this morning on Breakfast Television Edmonton. This was my fourth time participating in the week-long-affair, and I’ve enjoyed it every single time. You can see the first and second segments here – we talked about What the Truck?!, downtown, and more. I… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #112

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to all the winners of the 2013 Yeggies which took place on Friday evening! The Local Good took home “Best in Edmonton” and Baconhound took home “Best Twitter Persona”. It was a fun night! Yeggies co-founder Adam Rozenhart and food blogger Sharon Yeo before the show… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #111

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: After ten years on the job, Global Edmonton’s Trouble Shooter Julie Matthews is moving on to become a senior investigator with Service Alberta. Her last day was Friday, May 2. Also leaving Global Edmonton is Shane Jones, who will be joining PCL as their new Media Relations… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #110

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Former Alberta Premier Alison Redford has been in the news lately for her absence from the legislative assembly, and now the local media is being criticized for “verging on tabloid journalism” with their coverage. It does seem a bit over the top. Anyone in her position would… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #109

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: The Edmonton Oilers aren’t the only local sports team making deals with Rogers Media: FC Edmonton has also signed a partnership agreement with Rogers to have 13 of 14 home games broadcast on Citytv Edmonton and 101.7 World FM. Here’s a wrap-up on the RTNDA and AMPIA… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #108

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: 630 CHED found itself in a world of trouble on Thursday after it posted a controversial poll question online. Many angry Edmontonians weighed in on Twitter, including MLA Thomas Lukaszuk, who threatened to pull all Alberta government advertising off the station. The station later changed the wording… Reads more »