Posts Tagged: journalism

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #204

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: There’s still time to register for Journalist Interrupted on Thursday evening! Brian Gorman will moderate a panel featuring Jorge Barrera, Linda Solomon Wood, Kelly Toughill, and Karen Unland. “Whether you are a working journalist, a former journalist, a blogger, a podcaster, a student, a communications pro or… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #203

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: From Marty Forbes: “Bouquets to each and every Edmonton media outlet for the amazing Fort McMurray fire coverage.” Episode 70 of the Canadaland podcast features Vincent McDermott and Cullen Bird from Fort McMurray Today . The 2016 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards were handed out in… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #202

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: There has been a lot of love on Twitter for the media’s coverage of the Fort McMurray wildfires. Today journalists were given an escorted tour of the city along with Premier Rachel Notley. Here’s a behind-the-scenes on how CTV News is covering the Fort McMurray wildfires featuring… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #201

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: After dozens of events, Social Media Breakfast Edmonton (SMBYEG) is shutting down due to changing personal circumstances for the organizers and a very different online world than when the meetup started five years ago. “It is possible that we may re-boot SMBYEG in a different format or… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #200

Wow, 200 updates on Edmonton’s media scene! I did my first weekly roundup back in February 2011: “Like many others, I’m interested in the continual evolution of journalism and media. And given my passion for Edmonton, I’m particularly interested in that evolution at a local level. Where have we been, and where are we going?… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #198

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to all the 2015 CAJ Awards finalists! CBC Edmonton’s Jennie Russell and Charles Rusnell are finalists for Smoked Out and the Edmonton Journal’s Larry Wong is a finalist in the photojournalism category. Congrats to the Journal’s Curtis Stock on winning his 11th Sovereign Award for this… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #197

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Jana Pruden has announced she is joining the Globe and Mail. She’ll remain here in Edmonton and will be writing about crime, policing, and more for the Globe’s Alberta bureau. I typically avoid April Fools’ Day jokes, but Dave Cournoyer’s was pretty funny. “Marking the first complete… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #196

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Congratulations to all of the RTDNA Canada nominees for the Prairie Region! CBC Edmonton, Global Edmonton, and CTV Edmonton all received numerous nominations. Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke will be honored by RTDNA Canada with a lifetime achievement award. “Steinke, who has worked at Global Edmonton for 24… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #195

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Heather Boyd’s report into accreditation of news media for the Province has been released. You can download the 122 page PDF here. The report recommends that the Province “avoid developing a specific government media policy” and that it should instead “be guided to various degrees by convention,… Reads more »